Authorities are now releasing the details of a fatal workplace accident in northeast Iowa. The accident Monday accident in Ossian took the life of a Fayette man. The Calmar/Ossian Police Department says 60-year-old Patrick O’Shaughnessy was killed Monday morning at Reilly Construction when a piece of equipment he was working on fell on top of him.
O’Shaugnessy was pronounced dead at the scene. The accident happened shortly after eight a.m. Monday morning.
Contributed by Darin Svenson, KDEC, Decorah