Man killed in Chetek construction accident

Published: Sep. 9, 2016 at 3:11 PM CDT
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A worker was killed in a construction accident in Chetek.

It happened Thursday morning as crews from Wirth Brothers Excavating LLC were in the process of demolishing a building on Railroad Avenue.

Craig Wirth, 65, was killed after a section of a wall unexpectedly collapsed, and debris hit him.

OSHA is investigating the accident, along with the Chetek Police Department and Barron County Medical Examiner's Office.