A Burbank man was killed Monday morning when he was crushed by a gravel truck.
Burbank Fire and Police units responded at 9:38 a.m. to the area next to the railroad tracks between Magnolia and Burbank Boulevards, for a report of an unconscious man with a truck on top of him. When emergency crews arrived on scene the victim had been extricated from the truck by the driver of another truck who was working nearby.
According to police reports, the victim, Vigen Boodaghian, 58, of Burbank, had been trapped by the remote doors on the underside of the gravel truck’s trailer. The injuries he received were fatal, and he was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics. The Los Angeles County Coroner’s office arrived on scene shortly after 2 p.m. to remove the body.
An investigation by the Burbank Police Department into the cause of the accident is on-going.