AKENY, IOWA (December 26, 2016) – 22 year old Kyle Thompson has been identified as the victim killed in a tragic accident on Monday, December 26th, at Elite Edge Transformation, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened on Monday, at Elite Edge Transformation, a weight lifting gym on Lorenz Drive. Kyle Thompson was lifting 300 lbs, a weight he was accustomed to lifting, when he dropped the weight onto his chest for unknown reasons.
Kyle suffered massive internal injuries and was tragically pronounced dead. An investigation is ongoing to determine cause and liability, and the gym has stated spotters were on hand at the time of the accident.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said an attorney from Lexton Law Firm “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.