Man Dies in Fall from Co-op Elevator Platform in Western Minn.

Man Dies in Fall from Co-op Elevator Platform in Western Minn. Photo: KSTP

October 06, 2017 08:02 AM

A construction worker has died in a fall at a co-op elevator in western Minnesota.

Authorities say the 21-year-old man, who worked for Gateway Building Systems of Fergus Falls, fell about 150 feet from a platform at the Wheaton Dumont co-op elevator in the Wilkin County community of Tenney Thursday afternoon.

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The victim was working with two other men and they were adjusting another platform when the accident occurred.

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The Associated Press

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