Police: Sheboygan construction worker killed in industrial accident

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - Police say a construction worker was killed after becoming pinned between heavy equipment and a wall while pouring concrete at the site.

At around 08:28 Thursday morning, Sheboygan Police and Sheboygan Fire responded to the Meijer construction site at 3347 Kohler Memorial Drive for an industrial accident. 

Police say a 22-year-old construction worker, identified as Marcelo Barreilo-Mersfelder, was killed after becoming pinned between heavy equipment and a wall while pouring concrete at the site.

The Sheboygan County Medical Examiner responded and determined the cause of death to be blunt force trauma.  

The Sheboygan Police Department has determined that the death was accidental however the investigation is ongoing. 

The victim was employed by Superior Masonry Builders Inc. of Butler Wisconsin. The Occupational and Health Administration (OSHA) was contacted as part of the investigation. 

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