- Associated Press - Sunday, December 6, 2015

ROYALTON, Minn. (AP) - Authorities say a construction worker has died after being run over by a dump truck outside a high school in central Minnesota.

KSTP-TV reports it happened Friday at Royalton High School in Royalton. The victim was taken to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale, where he died shortly after 1 p.m. that day.

The Hennepin County medical examiner’s office identifies the man as 60-year-old Vernon Barthel of Rice.

The medical examiner says Barthel died from multiple blunt force injuries after being run over by a vehicle.

Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen tells the Star Tribune a dump truck backed over Barthel near the school bus garage.


Information from: KSTP-TV, https://www.kstp.com



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