Miami-Dade County

Worker dead after falling into asphalt machine in Miami-Dade

An industrial worker is dead after falling into an asphalt machine Saturday in West Miami-Dade, reports say. 

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded to the scene at around 10:46 a.m. The call was initially for an “extreme fall’ near Northwest 72nd Avenue and 58th Street, fire rescue spokeswoman Lt. Kirsten Miller told the Miami Herald.

WSVN reported that detectives are still unsure how the worker fell into the machine. Miami-Dade police did not immediately respond to the Miami Herald’s request for comment.