Authorities say a construction worker from Barberton died after being crushed between a backhoe and a stack of concrete slabs Tuesday at a construction site in Kent.

The Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office and the Kent Fire Department are investigating the death of Russell Hirschfelt, 49, of Swigart Road.

Authorities say Hirschfelt suffered his injuries around 10:45 a.m. at a construction site on Erie Street.

Hirschfelt was taken to Akron City Hospital, where he died at 6:17 p.m.