Roof incident leaves 1 dead, 1 injured at Minnesota Vikings’ new stadium

26 Aug 2015 | Author: | No comments yet »

Construction worker killed in fall from roof of new Vikings stadium.

One construction worker was killed and another is in serious condition after falling while working on the roof of the new Minnesota Vikings stadium on Wednesday morning, reports the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Both workers were treated at the scene and taken to a nearby medical center in Minneapolis, Mortenson Construction vice president John Wood told the Star-Tribune. “Today is an extremely sad day for the Minnesota Vikings organization and the entire stadium team,” the Minnesota Vikings said in a statement. “Our sincere thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of the individual who passed away, the worker who remains hospitalized, and the more than 1,000 dedicated construction workers who are on the site every day and are also affected by this accident.” The Vikings’ stadium is currently under construction and expected to be completed for the 2016 NFL preseason.

John Wood, senior vice president for Mortenson Construction, said the two workers from Berwald Roofing fell around 7:45 a.m. on the north side of the stadium, the report said.

Police: Student stabbed at Baltimore high school dies

20 Jan 2016 | Author: | No comments yet »

Police Identify Student Killed In City School Stabbing.

Baltimore police spokesman T.J. The teen had been in class on the third floor of the school building in the 1300 block of McCulloh Street when a sophomore went into the classroom and stabbed him at approximately noon on Tuesday, Nov. 24, police reported. Police said Sunday that investigators are collaborating with the state’s attorney’s office to file additional charges now that the victim has died. Crawford remains in police custody, officials reported. “It’s a tragedy anytime we have someone killed in an act of violence, even moreso when it’s a child.

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