Worker Killed While Repairing Blanchette Bridge

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ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. (KMOX) – Construction along the Blanchette Bridge has been temporarily cancelled following an accident that killed a worker Monday morning.

According to authorities, a barrel being lifted by a crane fell on the victim. They were pronounced dead at the scene.

Walsh Contractors based out of Chicago, Illinois canceled a scheduled closure and postponed a three-week long repair project.

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