SHAKOPEE, MINNESOTA (January 2, 2017) – A man was killed in a workplace accident on Monday evening at the Rahr Malting Company, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 9:15 pm at the Rahr Malting Company plant located on First Avenue in Shakopee. A worker identified only as a 58 year old man from St. Paul was working at the plant when he fell into a grain bin. Another worker found the man and immediately dialed 911.
Paramedics responded to the scene immediately and declared the victim dead at the scene. The investigation is ongoing at this time and it is unknown whether the man was wearing a safety harness 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.