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Man Dies in Workplace Accident



KBMW NEWS
October 6, 2017

A MAN WAS KILLED YESTERDAY AFTER FALLING 150 FEET WHILE WORKING ON TOP OF THE WHEATON DUMONT ELEVATOR IN TENNEY.  THE 21 YEAR OLD MAN, WHOSE NAME HAS NOT BEEN RELEASED, DIED AT THE SCENE. HE WAS WORKING ON A PLATFORM TO CONNECT TO THE PLATFORM THEY WERE ON.  HE WAS AN EMPLOYEE OF GATEWAY BUILDING SYSTEMS OUT OF FERGUS FALLS.  THE INVESTIGATION IS PENDING.  IN ADDITION TO THE WILKIN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE, ASI AMBULANCE, CAMPBELL RESCUE AND MINNESOTA STATE PATROL ALL RESPONDED.

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