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Worker Killed at Construction Site

A construction worker died when he fell eleven feet from a box sitting on a fork of a tractor at Missouri job site.

November 24, 2015

A construction worker died when he fell 11 feet from a box sitting on a fork of a tractor at Missouri job site, reports KY3.

The worker fell  out of a three-sided box that was sitting on the forks of a tractor.  The employee fell out of the box approximately 11 feet and the box then fell, striking him on the head. The victim was transported by ambulance to a local hospital and pronounced dead later that same day.

OSHA opened an investigation into the death of the worker whose identity has not been released. 

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