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Landfill accident kills Ogden man

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OGDEN — A man died Monday after an industrial accident at the Weber County Landfill.

Killed was Jesus Navarez, 35, of Ogden.

The A & R Staffing employee was killed at about 1 p.m. when he was struck by a front-end loader operated by a Weber County employee, according to a news release from the Weber County Commission. The victim apparently was on foot, coordinating activities at the landfill when he was struck, the news release states.

Ogden police began preliminary investigations at the scene and Occupational Safety and Health Administration officials will continue investigating to determine the cause of the accident.

The victim was treated at the scene, then taken to McKay-Dee Hospital, where he later died of complications from the accident, according to the news release.