MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Authorities say a 58-year-old Brooklyn Center man died on Wednesday during an industrial accident while delivering liquid CO2 in Spring Lake Park.
The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office says the incident happened at about 9:30 a.m. at a McDonald’s in Spring Lake Park. Investigators say they believe the adult male driver was overcome by CO2 in the cargo area of a truck. The leak was caused by a mechanical failure of the distribution system in the truck, which was delivering liquid CO2.READ MORE: Bloomington Police: Arrest Made After Reports Of A Body Being Dragged To Dumpster
Anoka County officials believe the delivery driver was overcome by CO2 trying to fix the system failure.READ MORE: 1 Dead In Yellow Medicine County After Car, Tractor Collide
The victim was found in the cargo area. The man was identified Sunday as Amos Bordia Hagbe of Brooklyn Center.MORE NEWS: Plymouth Police Search For Vehicle In Hit-And-Run Of Bicyclist
The truck involved is from Jason’s Beverage Carbonation Company, which is based out of St. Paul. When asked for a comment on the incident, the company declined. The incident remains under investigation by the Spring Lake Park Police Department and Anoka County Sheriff’s Office.