Missouri man killed in Fort Madison worksite fall, police say

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Police Light Bar

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.