A Fort Russel Township worker was found dead Wednesday under a dump truck. The body of 62-year-old Dennis D. Goebel of Dorsey, was discovered under a dump truck at Maple Street and Oak Drive in Meadowbrook, which is east of Bethalto. The Madison County Coroner's Office says it appears the man was on the work site and was struck and killed by the truck.
The coroner's report says no witnesses directly saw the event transpire and Goebel was found by co-worker's at the site. The workers were conducting culvert repair at the time of the incident which occurred just before 1pm. Goebel was pronounced dead at the scene. The Madison County Sheriff's Department is investigating and an autopsy is scheduled for today. Funeral arrangements are pending.