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Construction worker killed in crane accident at Edwardsville building site

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By Daniel Fredman By Daniel Fredman

 ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A construction worker was killed Monday morning in a workplace accident at a building site in Edwardsville, Illinois.

The Edwardsville Fire Department said a 31-year-old construction worker, identified as Justin Jokerst, was killed when he was crushed under the weight of a crane’s boom at the site of a 500,000 square foot addition to a commercial warehouse on Lakeview Corporate Drive.

Federal investigators from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration were sent to the scene to investigate. 
 
Jokerst is from Perryville, Missouri.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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