Worksite accident fatally injures construction worker at Collegiate School

A saw cut the man in the neck in what’s being called a “freak accident.”

From WTVR:

A construction worker was killed on the job at Collegiate School, when a saw fatally cut him. The accident happened Monday when the man was doing masonry work near the roof.

He was placing a joint on the roofing and his saw misfired, according to witnesses on scene. Two of his fellow employees attempted CPR. He died on scene. The crew is incredibly shaken.

WTVR called the incident a “freak accident.” The worker’s name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

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Photo: Laura French/WTVR

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