Juan Francisco Cema Alfaro killed in construction incident

The worker fell into a deep hole while working on a backhoe. Photo: ABC7

A construction worker was killed Tuesday morning when he fell into a hole at a work site in McLean.

Fairfax County Fire officials say that the worker was operating a backhoe at a construction site on Kinglet Court near Warbler Lane when he fell into a 15-foot hole.

The worker is identified as Juan Francisco Cema Alfaro, 36, of Falls Church.

An investigation into how and why the worker fell is underway.

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