MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA (February 20, 2017) – A construction worker was killed on Monday afternoon in a workplace accident off of Highway 169 and Bren Road, according to a local news source. (map)
38-year-old David Earl Hyde was unloading metal pipes from a trailer around 2:30 p.m., when one of the pipes weighing almost 2,500 lbs fell onto him. Tragically, David Earl Hyde was pronounced dead at the scene as a result of his injuries.
The incident remains under investigation at this time to determine cause and liability.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys 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.