Civilian dies in construction accident on Fort Leonard Wood


FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (AP) – A construction crane accident at Fort Leonard Wood has claimed the life of a civilian.

The fort’s public affairs office said in a news release that the accident happened around 2 p.m. and that emergency crews responded minutes later. The worker died around 3:30 p.m. at General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital.

The post has not released his identity. A second civilian on site suffered minor injuries.

The death is under investigation.

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