Forsyth County

Concrete worker in Forsyth County killed in freak accident

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — A man operating a concrete pump truck in Forsyth County is dead after an accident pushed him into the street where he was run over by a dump truck.

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Forsyth County Sheriff’s Deputies say 49-year-old Brian Crook of Piedmont, SC was cleaning the pump truck after pumping concrete for a house that was under construction in the Hickory Lakeside subdivision off Pilgrim Mill Rd..

They said Mr. Crook had a barrel with water on the edge of the road to help clean the piping on the pump truck. Investigators say at some point during the cleaning process, an air pocket formed in the truck’s piping pushed out enough air to send Crook onto the road.


After landing on the road, Crook was hit by a Ford F750 dump truck and was pronounced dead on the scene.

Deputies say the Forsyth County Fire Department notified OSHA while clearing the scene and the incident remains under investigation.

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