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Sheriff’s Office investigating fatal industrial accident southeast of Colorado Springs

EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (KRDO) -- The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is investigating an industrial accident that left one person dead Tuesday.

The accident happened at a construction site near 7600 Wayfarer Drive. Emergency responders initially reported that the incident involved a tractor.

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office confirmed to KRDO that one worker was crushed by a piece of equipment and died from his injuries. The worker hasn't been identified yet.

At the scene, several construction workers were seen forming a prayer circle.

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Cindy Centofanti

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