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Police Investigate Fatal Elevator Accident at Grove City Construction Site


Grove City authorities are investigating a fatal accident that left a construction worker dead.

Details of the Grove City Construction Accident

According to WSYX, police believe the construction worker may have fallen 10 feet before being crushed by an elevator at the Mount Carmel facility. He was rushed to a hospital where he later died.

Workers at the site were told to go home following the incident.

The man’s identity has not been released and OSHA is expected to investigate the scene.

Construction Accident Statistics

The following information was provided by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA):

  • 4,836 workers were killed on the job in 2015. This averages to more than 93 deaths a week or more than 13 deaths every day.
  • Of the 4,379 worker fatalities that occurred in private industry, 937 were associated with construction.
  • The leading causes of construction-related deaths are:
    • Falls
    • Struck by object
    • Electrocutions
    • Caught-In/Between

Contact an Experienced Construction Accident Attorney

If you or a loved one sustained a serious injury in a construction accident, contact Thomas J. Henry. Accidents that occur on construction sites can cause severe, life-altering injuries, causing physical, emotional, and financial pain. Our experienced construction injury attorneys work diligently to make sure our clients are comfortable and informed throughout the entire process. At Thomas J. Henry, we have a record of achieving real results for our clients.

Let us assist you with your construction accident injury. Our firm has offices in Corpus ChristiSan Antonio, and Houston, serving clients across Texas and nationwide. Call us today for a free case review.

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