Nicor worker killed on job

November 24, 2009 It happened along Leverenz Road near Book Road. Police say the driver of a box truck side-swiped a backhoe that was working along the shoulder. That caused the backhoe to topple over with the Nicor worker inside it.

Firefighters had to free the man, who was trapped under the backhoe. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The victim was identified as 52-year-old Gary Cichy of Hinckley.

(The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.)

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