Arkansas City employee dies in street sweeper accident
Dec. 22, 2017
ARKANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Arkansas City officials say a city employee died from injuries suffered apparently after being struck by a street sweeper.
City officials said in a news release that the accident happened Thursday afternoon at the Public Works Department's shop.
The employee was flown to a Wichita hospital. City officials said Friday that the person had died.
On Thursday, city officials said the accident involved the operator of a street sweeper.
The circumstances of the accident are still being investigated.
The employee's name has not been released.