Meeker Co Construction Accident Victims Names Released


Meeker County authorities have released the names of the two victim’s involved in a construction accident near Litchfield Friday.

The Sheriff’s Office says 34-year-old Sergio Esquivel Torres died at the scene. He had no permanenet address listed.

Twenty-year-old Juan Bocardo Ibanez of Litchfield was airlifted to St. Cloud Hospital for treatment and has since been released.

The accident occurred just before noon Friday at a construction site in Harvey Township when the stabilizing platform for a concrete boom truck gave way, causing the boom to fall to the ground, striking the two people.


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