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Masonry worker dies in fall at SDSU

Posted: Friday, Aug 15th, 2014

Work at AME building site halted pending OSHA investigation

BROOKINGS A masonry worker has died after falling at the Architecture, Mathematics and Engineering Building worksite on the South Dakota State University campus Wednesday afternoon.

Joey McKenzie died from the fall, Jay Rasmussen of Sioux Falls Construction reported Thursday. McKenzie was an employee of Bittner Masonry, a subcontractor hired as part of the new AME Building project. His age and place of residence were not available.

McKenzie suffered fatal injuries as the result of a fall from scaffolding at the campus worksite.

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