A KPIX reporter was already at the scene covering the landslide when the accident occurred. During the live video feed a car could be heard honking. Reports indicate that the honking was a witness trying to get the attention of a CHP officer to inform him of the accident
According to witnesses, the fatal accident occurred around 12 pm Thursday. Witnesses report a dump truck ran over two workers. One of the workers was crushed underneath the truck’s wheels. The other worker was trapped under the vehicle.
Officers and firefighters at the scene worked to free the injured worker. Once he was extracted, the worker was transported to Santa Clara Valley Medical Center.
Officials have identified the deceased as Bobby Gill, 54. Gill was a 15-year employee of Graniterock.
Crews are still working to clear the massive landslide from the highway.
The following information was provided by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA):