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Sheriff's Office responds to industrial accident in Colorado Springs

Posted at 2:34 PM, Nov 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-16 23:24:09-05

COLORADO SPRINGS — On Tuesday afternoon the El Paso County Sheriff's Office responded to an industrial accident near the 7000 block of Wayfarer Drive.

According to the Sheriff's Office, a construction worker died after he was crushed by a piece of equipment while working on the new Security fire department.

Federal investigators with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration will conduct a separate investigation of the construction site.

According to our KOAA crews, some of the first responders were reportedly "shaken" after reporting to the scene

This is a developing story.

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