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Guatemalan Immigrant Killed in Brooklyn Dump Truck Accident

Saqueo Mejia came to Brooklyn five years ago and sent money to support his parents and five brothers in Guatemala.

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Saqueo Mejia, a dump truck driver for Prime Junk Removal, was standing behind his own vehicle when a second truck started backing up and pinned him between the two trucks on Friday afternoon. Medics found him unconscious on the ground and tried to resuscitate him, but it was too late. Diego Mejia, the victim’s brother, was heartbroken to miss his chance for a final goodbye and had to deliver the devastating news to his parents via video chat. Mejia began his life in Brooklyn five years ago and continuously sent money to support his parents and five brothers in Guatemala. New York Daily News

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