Posted on Tuesday, August 16th, 2011 at 3:22 pm
A 39 year-old Minnesota man died in a tragic construction accident last week. He was trying to fix a 60-foot-long drill at building complex that was under construction when the hydraulics restarted and his fall-prevention cords became entangled. The drill then forced the cords to spin him around several times.
The man was suspended over a cliff that backs up to the complex in order to restructure and stabilize failing retaining walls. Currently, investigators are not sure whether he died from trauma due to the accident or from a heart attack after becoming entangled.
Our deepest sympathies are with the family and friends of the victim of this accident.