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61-year-old man killed in construction accident

A construction worker died on Highway 61 after being pined under a concrete spreader, according to the Des Moines County Sheriff’s Office.

Officials were not releasing the name of the 61-year-old man who was from Nichols.

According to the sheriff’s release, the man was extricated from the machine and taken to Great River Medical Center where he died from injuries sustained in the accident.

The Des Moines County Sheriff’s Office along with Burlington Fire Department and Mediapolis Fire Department were called to the scene and assisted with the incident.

No other information about the incident was available Monday afternoon.