By FOX4 Kansas City  

Federal investigators are looking into the death of a construction worker at Kansas City International Airport.

The worked died Friday while working on a runway paving project at the airport. Investigators say preliminary information shows a machine hit the worker, who died of his or her injuries.

The victim was employed by Clarkson Construction Co., a contractor specializing in heavy civil construction

The Kansas City, Missouri-based company said the paving project is on a current runway. It is not connected to the building of the new KCI terminal.

Clarkson Construction released a statement about the employee’s death Monday:

“With heavy hearts, we are saddened to share the news that we lost a beloved member of the Clarkson team on Friday. Our deepest sympathies and focus remain with our colleague’s family, and ensuring they have the support they need following this tragic event.”