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Worker Killed in Accident at Caterpillar Site

On Tuesday a contract worker hired for certain services at a Caterpillar Technical Center in Mossville, Illinois was involved in an accident and suffered severe personal injuries resulting in death. The as of yet unnamed worker, whose identity will not be released until his family is notified, was pronounced dead at a Peoria hospital, where he had been taken after the accident. No other information about the accident has been released, but Caterpillar manufactures construction equipment, so this may have been a construction injury. Pending further information about the accident, it has not yet become clear who is at fault or whether a personal injury lawsuit, construction accident lawsuit, and/or a wrongful death lawsuit will be filed.

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