At the site for the new IBM Technology service center, a worker was killed in a construction accident after falling.
The man was working inside the building when he fell but the details of the fall are unknown at this point. Emergency crews were rushed to the scene to transport the man to the hospital. The man passed away shortly after arriving at the hospital.
The local police department along with the Occupational Safety and Health Commission will be conducting an investigation into the accident. The main contractor, Little Dixie Construction Co., is said to be in full compliance with OSHA’s regulations.
Construction site accidents can cause serious injury or worse. Our thoughts and condolences are with the family and friends of the victim.