A construction worker from Clarion is dead after a wall collapsed after noon today at the Northeast Hamilton Elementary School construction site in Blairsburg. The victim is identified as 57-yeard-old David Thompson.
A cement block wall that was under construction was blown over by a wind gust and fell on Thompson who was killed by the impact. There was no school today at Northeast Hamilton due to Good Friday.
The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department, Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the State Fire Marshall are investigating the incident.
By Pat Powers, KQWC, Webster City