Construction worker dies in accident at UK campus

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Posted on February 21, 2014 at 12:35 AM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – A construction worker died after he was struck by a piece of falling plywood on Wednesday.

The incident happened while work was being done on a new student dorm on University of Kentucky’s campus.

Isaias Cabrera, 24, was a North Carolina resident.

According to police reports, wind gusts caused the piece of wood to slip from a workers hands then fall five stories before striking Cabrera.

The dorm will be named Haggin Hall and is being built near the William T. Young Library.

An investigation is ongoing.
 

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