[ exact phrase in "" • results by date ]

[ Google-powered • results by relevance ]


LOCATION/TYPE

News Home
Archive
RSS

Subscribe to RSS feed

Add NWW headlines to your site (click here)

Sign up for daily updates

Keep Wind Watch online and independent!

Donate $10

Donate $5

Selected Documents

All Documents

Research Links

Alerts

Press Releases

FAQs

Publications & Products

Photos & Graphics

Videos

Allied Groups

Worker killed at Vestas plant  

Credit:  By NICK BONHAM, The Pueblo Chieftain, www.chieftain.com 27 October 2010 ~~

A 21-year-old man died this morning in an accident while working at Vestas wind turbine tower plant, according to Pueblo Police.

“All I know at this point is a 21-year-old man was working on train tracks, helping load sections of towers when he was pinned up against a flatbed train car by a forklift,” Sgt. Eric Bravo of the Pueblo Police Department said.

The victim has been identified as John Keel.

Pueblo County Coroner James Kramer said Keel, whose wife and family lives out of state, died from “crushing injuries.”

An autopsy is scheduled today.

The incident happened about 10:30 a.m. at the Vestas plant south of Pueblo.

Kramer called the death an “industrial accident.”

Source:  By NICK BONHAM, The Pueblo Chieftain, www.chieftain.com 27 October 2010

This article is the work of the source indicated. Any opinions expressed in it are not necessarily those of National Wind Watch.

The copyright of this article resides with the author or publisher indicated. As part of its noncommercial effort to present the environmental, social, scientific, and economic issues of large-scale wind power development to a global audience seeking such information, National Wind Watch endeavors to observe “fair use” as provided for in section 107 of U.S. Copyright Law and similar “fair dealing” provisions of the copyright laws of other nations. Send requests to excerpt, general inquiries, and comments via e-mail.

Wind Watch relies entirely
on User Funding
Donate $5 PayPal Donate

Share:


News Watch Home

Get the Facts Follow Wind Watch on Twitter

Wind Watch on Facebook

Share

CONTACT DONATE PRIVACY ABOUT SEARCH
© National Wind Watch, Inc.
Use of copyrighted material adheres to Fair Use.
"Wind Watch" is a registered trademark.
Share

 Follow: