Superior Police say worker died from fall at Fraser Shipyards

Superior Police are investigating the death of a man who fell at Fraser Shipyards on Monday.

The call came in just before noon, that a worker had fallen approximately 50 feet to the ground below. He’d been working on a ship in drydock, according to police.

Police, fire, and a Mayo Clinic ambulance responded.

Despite lifesaving efforts, police said the 64-year-old man from Watertown, Wisconsin was pronounced dead.

The statement from police continued on to say, “While the incident remains under investigation, the Superior Police Department does not suspect this was anything other than a tragic accident. The name of the victim is not being released at this time, pending notification of next of kin. We extend our heartfelt condolences to the worker’s family and friends for their loss.”