Body of bulldozer operator recovered

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Web Editor - Mason Stevenson

UNION CITY, Tenn. - New details on the search for a man who fell off of a cliff in Union City, Tennessee into 25-feet of water while operating a bulldozer.

Divers recovered the body of 68-year-old Joe Trevathan Friday afternoon.

The pit where Trevathan was operating the machine Wednesday is used by Ford Construction Company as a source for fill material.

Officials said the bulldozer toppled backward into the pit.

An autopsy is scheduled in Memphis.

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