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Update: Man dies after construction accident

Lu Fransen / Tribune A man was injured Friday afternoon at a construction site at Kandi Mall along First Street South in Willmar.

WILLMAR — A 60-year old male from Carthage, Missouri, has died after he was injured on a construction site job Friday afternoon near the Kandi Mall in Willmar, according to Willmar Police Chief Jim Felt.

Felt reported the death Saturday morning.

The Willmar Police Department and Willmar Ambulance were called to the construction site on the west side of Kandi Mall about 12:45 p.m. Friday after a report of a worker being injured.

According to the report the man was injured when trusses fell on him. He was extricated by his co-workers with equipment on scene.

The man was transported to Rice Memorial Hospital by ambulance. Felt said the man's identity has not been released.

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