About the Fatal Construction Accident
According to the East Idaho News, Jaggar was installing new equipment at Longfellow Elementary School when he suffered a severe injury.
He was transported to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center for treatment, but was pronounced dead later that night.
The events surrounding the accident have not been released. Jaggar was an employee for Wheeler Electric and a Idaho Falls native. He left behind a wife and a son.
Construction Accident Statistics
Roughly 3,945 of these fatalities occurred in private industry and 775 were attributed to construction accidents.
The most common causes for construction accident fatalities are:
- Stuck by Object