Missouri man killed in Fort Madison worksite fall, police say

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FORT MADISON, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a Missouri man has been killed in a fall at a construction site in southeast Iowa.

The accident occurred a little before 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in Fort Madison. Police say a witness reported that the man fell 20-25 feet from a wooden box that was being hoisted by a forklift. The man was taken to Fort Madison Community Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police identified the man as 45-year-old Brian Wood, who lived in Linn Creek, Missouri.