Fatal Construction Accident on Zoo Interchange Project
It happened at the construction site near 92nd and Chester Saturday morning. The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department confirmed a construction accident happened around 7:45 AM.
The medical examiner was called out a short time later and fire officials confirm a young man was killed.
We haven't been given specific details about the accident , but there's been a lot of activity around a specific piece of machinery.
The fire department's heavy rescue team was called in early Saturday afternoon and that machine has now been blocked off with a tarp. Officials tell us the investigation is ongoing, with OSHA and OSHEP still on scene, looking into the cause of the fatality.
A spokesperson for the department of transportation said \"Tragedy like this really impacts anyone and everybody involved in the project. And that at this difficult time, the departments thoughts and prayers go out to the family,\"