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Construction worker at site of Iowa wind farm killed

Construction worker at site of Iowa wind farm killed
4 years 11 months 2 days ago Thursday, June 20 2019 Jun 20, 2019 June 20, 2019 5:32 PM June 20, 2019 in News - AP Texas Headlines

LAKOTA, Iowa (AP) - A worker at the site of a wind farm under construction in north-central Iowa has died after being run over by a semitrailer.

The Kossuth County Sheriff's Office says it received a request Wednesday afternoon for an ambulance at the site near Lakota. Officials say 51-year-old Lee Gruver, of Daisetta, Texas, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Station KLGA in Algona reports that once officials determined a vehicle was involved in the death, the investigation was turned over to the Iowa State Patrol and the Iowa Department of Transportation.

Information from: KLGA-AM.

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