OSHA investigates death of construction worker in Missouri

1 year 6 months 3 days ago Wednesday, October 19 2016 Oct 19, 2016 Wednesday, October 19, 2016 6:58:00 AM CDT October 19, 2016 in News
By: The Associated Press and Zachary Reger, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a worker was killed in a construction accident in Jefferson City.

Korey Licklider, 28, from Steelville, was killed at a construction site near the intersection of Highway 54 and Route D on Monday.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration said in a news release that the Booker Foundation and Flatwork LLC employee was hit by an outrigger on a concrete pump truck. An outrigger is a device used for stabilization.

The company didn't immediately return a phone message from The Associated Press early Wednesday.

Editor's Note: This story has been updated with the name of the worker who was killed, as well as the location of the construction site where the incident occurred.

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