Great Falls Workplace Accident: Worker Crushed by Trucks at Rainbow Dam Project

09/08/2010 // WPB, FL, USA // Personal Injury Lawyers News // Nicole Howley

Great Falls, MT—A tragic workplace accident has left a 44-year-old man dead on Tuesday, September 7, 2010, at the $230 million Rainbow Dam improvement project. The fatal accident occurred around 8 a.m., northeast of Great Falls, as reported by the Great Falls Tribune.

According to the Cascade County Sheriff’s Office, the victim was walking in between two large trucks that were passing by one another, when he was crushed by the vehicles. His name is currently being withheld, pending family notification.

The victim was rushed to Benefits Health Systems, where medical professionals pronounced him dead from massive internal injuries. His body has since been transferred to the State Crime Lab in Missoula for a complete autopsy.

The victim was reportedly employed by one of the subcontractors at the damn project.

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will be investigating the workplace accident.

A full investigation is underway.

Legal News Reporter: Nicole Howley- Legal news for Montana workplace accident lawyers.

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