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Construction accident at Vanier Complex

Monday, Feb. 2, 2015



MANHATTAN — Shortly after 10:30 a.m. Monday, Kansas State University Police and emergency personnel from the Manhattan Fire Department and Riley County EMS responded to the Vanier Football Complex construction site for a workplace accident.

According to Maj. Don Stubbings, K-State Police Department, the accident was the result of a concrete form falling onto a worker. One person was taken to Mercy Regional Health Center by EMS for injuries that were not life-threatening.

Eleven fire department personnel, three EMS and five police officers responded, along with members of the K-State Environmental Health and Safety team. The Environmental Health and Safety team is investigating the accident.


Don Stubbings