Man Dies After Accident with Heavy Machinery in Rockdale

A 55-year-old Joliet man died after being trapped under a piece of heavy machinery at his workplace in Rockdale. Robert L. Dykes was pronounced deceased at 12:17pm in the 100 block of Connell Avenue. The Rockdale Police Department is handling the investigation. The Will County Coroner’s Office will conduct an autopsy on Friday.

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