Deadly Construction Site Accident Near Goodhue
(Goodhue, MN (KROC-AM News) - The Minnesota OSHA Office and Goodhue County authorities are investigating the death of a Lake City man.
The Goodhue County Sheriff’s Department says 27-year-old Joshua Leonard was an independent contractor doing work for Ag Partners at a construction site when he was fatally injured. Officials say it appears Leonard was electrocuted when a mechanical arm he was operating came into contact with a powerline, but the Goodhue County Coroner will determine the exact cause of death.
The deadly incident was initially reported as a man unconscious and a truck on fire along Goodhue County Road 9 in an area east of Goodhue shortly after 8:30 Sunday morning.