Man, 55, killed in construction accident in Westmoreland Co.

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SALEM TOWNSHIP, Pa. —

An autopsy on a 55-year-old killed in a construction accident in Westmoreland County will be performed Wednesday.

Officials said Robert Buskey Jr., of Loyalhanna Township, was working on the engine of an asphalt roller at the Export Fuel Company in Salem Township Tuesday when the machine lurched forward and pinned him underneath.  

Buskey died at the scene.