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Construction accident kills 1, injures another

Construction accident kills 1, injures another

Created: October 17, 2020 05:21 PM

MINNEAPOLIS - Authorities say one person was killed and another critically injured  when a construction truck boom fell near Litchfield,.

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The Star Tribune reports the accident occurred at 11:46 a.m.Friday at a construction site in Harvey Township.

The stabilizing platform for a concrete boom truck gave way, causing the boom to fall to the ground, striking two people.

One person died at the scene while the second person was airlifted with critical injuries to St. Cloud Hospital.

The names of the victims have not been released.  

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