Man killed in Knoxville construction accident

7:24 am

A man was killed in a construction accident in Knoxville after a piece of concrete struck his head.

According to police, the fatal construction accident occurred Tuesday just before 3 p.m. when a piece of a support beam came lose and struck the man in the head. The man was standing underneath the concrete while workers were working on the  area under the bridge.

The construction workers were removing concrete pieces that were attached to the arches.  The victim was wearing a hard hat at the time. Investigations into the accident are underway at this time.

Our deepest condolences are with the friends and family of the victim at this time.

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