JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA (January 2, 2017) – A worker killed in an industrial accident at a business on Philips Highway on Monday has been identified as Bruce Gordon Krost, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 11:00 am at Wheel-1 at 7380 Philips Highway. 74 year old Bruce Gordon Krost, an employee of Liberty Lighting, was 60 feet up on a scissor lift changing lighting when the lift fell over, spilling Bruce Gordon Krost onto the ground.
Krost struck his head on the concrete floor. Bruce Gordon Krost was transported to a UF Health Jacksonville with serious injuries, and tragically succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead. The investigation is ongoing at this time.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said an attorney from Lexton Law Firm “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”
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.