BENTON COUNTY, Ore. -- A long-time Benton County Public Works employee is dead after a piece of road construction equipment rolled over on Friday.
The Benton County Sheriff's Office said deputies, Monroe Fire and Corvallis Fire responded to the Hells Canyon area at about 12:30 p.m.
Authorities called it a "devastating loss" and said their thoughts and prayers go out to the equipment operator's family and fellow county employees.
The investigation is ongoing.
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