Worker killed in Scottsdale construction accident

Worker killed in Scottsdale construction accident

Worker killed in Scottsdale construction accident

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Posted on May 16, 2013 at 11:05 AM

Updated Tuesday, May 21 at 2:08 PM

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- A construction accident in Scottsdale has claimed the life of a worker.

Scottsdale police say a 49-year-old worker was fatally injured Thursday when he was struck by a tree.

Police say the accident occurred on Highland Ave. between Goldwater Blvd. and Scottsdale Rd. at a former hotel site as debris was being removed.

The victim's identity hasn't been released.

Scottsdale Police will be conducting the death investigation in conjunction with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

Police do not suspect any foul play at this time.
 

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