Crane Operator Dies in Wind Farm Construction Accident

August 1, 2018
Crane on the field

A crane operator was killed in an accident at an Iowa wind farm last week. WHO-HD, reNews and KMA Land report that the individual worked for Blattner Energy, the contracted company building wind turbines for MidAmerican Energy at the North English wind farm in Poweshiek County.

A MidAmerican spokeswoman said to reNews: “The specifics of the accident, including the cause, are currently unknown but are under investigation. Our thoughts and prayers are with this man’s family, friends and co-workers.”

Sources: WHO-HD, reNews & KMA Land