On Wednesday, a construction worker in Missouri died of injuries sustained on the job. His name and the name of his company have not been released to the public. The construction accident occurred around 11:30am near Excelsior Springs in Clay County.
According to authorities, the construction accident victim was working for a contractor or subcontractor on a $376,000 county project building a new bridge over the creek. The area’s roadway was closed for construction, and the accident involved a piece of construction equipment. The Missouri Highway Patrol is investigating the fatal accident.
Work on the project was suspended for several days to allow the victim’s co-workers to grieve.
Worker dies from injuries in construction accident, KansasCity.com, September 16, 2009
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