MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is investigating after an employee was killed at a construction site Monday morning in Lakeville.
According to Lakeville Police, officers were called to a site on the 17000 block of Glacier Way after a caller reported that a worker had fallen from a balcony just after 11 a.m.READ MORE: Jaleel Stallings To Receive $1.5M Settlement For Minneapolis Police Beating
Upon arrival, officers found the victim, 26-year-old Jose Francisco Cela Guasco of Minneapolis, had suffered a serious head injury and began life-saving efforts until paramedics arrived. Responders were unable to revive the worker.READ MORE: Thief Steals Car With Dog Inside In Downtown Minneapolis
According to police, numerous safety items including hard hats, safety harness and railings were all in place at the time.MORE NEWS: Vikings Get Big Pass-Rush Boost With Hunter's Healthy Return
OSHA and Lakeville Police continue to investigate the cause of the accident.