Name Released in Industrial fatality at Gravel Pit - North of Cloquet

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St. Louis County Sheriff's Office News Release

Incident Date:


Incident Time:  14:53

Incident location:  Industrial Township  Hwy 33 and Sunset Lake Dr





Age: 40 



Address: Culver, MN 



Incident Summary: 

Yesterday afternoon, the St. Louis County Sheriffs Office, and local emergency medical services were dispatched to a gravel pit near Highway 33 and Sunset Lake Drive in Industrial Township.

An employee at a Northland Constructors gravel pit was found deceased in what appears to be an industrial accident. The employee was working on a large piece of equipment. Though there were other workers in the general area, he was alone at the time of the incident. He was found by another employee and was already deceased. The Cloquet Fire Department's heavy rescue team responded to assist with recovery. 

The employee was a 40 year old male from Culver, MN

This death is being investigated by the Sheriff's Office and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

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Authority:  Supervising Deputy Wade Rasch

Date:      9/15/2022                                                    Time: 10:15


Additional Information or Update:

The name of the deceased employee has been released: 

Authority:  Supervising Deputy Wade Rasch     Date:  9/15/2022       Time:1400