|Worker killed at central Ohio bridge project site|
|Written by Associated Press|
|Saturday, 13 April 2013 07:13|
HEBRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio Department of Transportation official says a contract worker on a bridge replacement project was struck by a steel beam and died.
ODOT District 5 Deputy Director Joe Rutherford says the accident happened Friday as a crane was used to move a beam at the work site along Interstate 70 south of Hebron, about 30 miles east of Columbus. He says the worker was on a lift. He wasn't sure exactly what went wrong.
The Licking County coroner's office said 34-year-old Micah Montgomery of Waverly died of blunt force injury to the torso from a fall.
Rutherford says the contractor on the project was Double Z Construction of Columbus, which is handling the replacement and widening of two bridges on I-70.
A phone message was left for the company.
Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.
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