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Berrien County man killed by 20,000 gallon water tank

BENTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. -- A water tank crushed a Berrien County man killing him.

It happened at the Point O’ Woods Golf Course in Benton Township. As a work crew placed a 20,000 gallon water tank into the ground. It shifted causing the dirt to give way.

That's when the tank flipped over on its side pinning the 47-year-old man.

He was pronounced dead on the scene. His name has yet to be released.

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