Representatives from the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration were on the scene of a fatal construction accident in Rochester, Minnesota, along with police and ambulance workers. The agency plans to follow up with a formal investigation after a 30-year-old man apparently died of head trauma when a large object fell from a telescopic forklift and hit him.
Over the last several years, it seems as though there is a continuous string of stadium construction in the Twin Cities. The current project is for the St. Paul Saints, which is expected to be completed in 2015. Recently, however, a tragic workplace accident has overshadowed the excitement of bringing baseball to Lowertown.
Nearly two months after an accident claimed her husband's life, a Minnesota woman has decided to air her concerns. The woman's husband, who worked for the postal service for many years, was struck and killed by a mail truck in a parking lot at the Brooklyn Park Post Office. As such, she is trying to find out what exactly led to the work-related accident.