Medical Examiner identifies male killed in construction accident

PARMA HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) - In Parma Heights, a construction worker was killed after being crushed by a piece of equipment.

The accident happened just after 10 a .m. Wednesday on Stumph Road.

Officials tell 19 Action News the victim was in a trench, when a bucket from a steam shovel fell on top of him.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office identified the victim as Douglas Patterson, 53, of Timberlake, OH in Lake County.

OSHA officials are investigating.

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