Worker Dies in Construction Accident at Site of UK's New Student Center

Fri January 13, 2017 - Midwest Edition
Construction Equipment Guide

A worker died Friday morning after an accident at the construction site of the new University of Kentucky Student Center.

It happened just after 11 a.m. on the site, which is located on the Avenue of Champions, according to a news release from the school.

The construction worker was an employee of Kalkreuth Roofing and Sheet Metal of Lexington, Kentucky, the news release states.

Work at the construction site was canceled for the remainder of the day. The accident is being investigated by UK Police.

UK Police Chief Joe Monroe is expected to make a statement later today.

For more information, visit

Today's top stories

Filling the Labor Pool — Post-Pandemic, Construction Industry Wants Workers to Jump in

Reed & Reed Leads Twin Bridges in Vermont to Mid-Summer Completion

Granite Construction, Mahaffey Drilling Fix Railroad Issue in Encintas

Texas Women in Construction — Sherry McGee: HOLT CAT

OSHA COVID Safety Rules Give Workplace Flexibility to Transportation Construction Firms

Spanning the Potomac: Three-Quarter-Billion-Dollar Bridge Replacement Under Way

Reconstruction Begins On Century-Old Border Crossing Span Over St. John River

Doosan, Trimble Announce Factory-Installed Machine Control Solution for Crawler Excavators


ceg-logo ceg-logo ceg-logo ceg-logo ceg-logo