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Update: Johnson City man killed in dump truck accident

Staff report • Feb 7, 2018 at 9:28 AM

BLOUNTVILLE — Police have identified a local paving company worker who was killed on the job Tuesday, while confirming that his death appears to be accidental.

On Wednesday morning, the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office named the deceased as Glenn Burchfield, 60, of Johnson City. The incident occurred at about 11:30 a.m. on property beside of Pave-Well Paving Co., 725 Centenary Road.

Burchfield was unloading material from a dump truck, as was a coworker of Pave-Well that was in another vehicle. Police say that Burchfield exited the cab of his truck and was run over by the coworker. His body has been sent to the Quillen College of Medicine for autopsy.

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