• January 26, 2017

Werner Schmitt Killed in Work Accident in Idaho Falls, ID

Idaho Falls, ID -- An incident at a construction site claimed the life of 59-year-old Werner Schmitt in the area of Idaho Falls, ID November 1, 2016.

The report claims the victim was working with a crew unloading gravel when for reasons unknown the vehicle rolled over him. It appears Mr. Schmitt was operating the controls behind the truck when the incident happened. He was initially transported to Eastern Idaho Medical Center, but succumbed a short time later to his injuries.

It is believed the man was an employee of Eagle Rock Timber Inc.

The investigation into the incident remains open.

There was no further information made available by the report.

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