Rosemount man dies following construction site accident in Montgomery
MONTGOMERY, Minn. (KEYC) — Minnesota State Patrol is investigating the death of a powerline worker who was run over by a skid loader Tuesday morning.
It happened around 9:30 a.m. in Montgomery near the intersection of Highway 99 and County Road 140.
The Le Sueur County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man as 23-year-old Tanner Korey Dosch, of Rosemount, who was an employee of Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative.
Authorities say Dosch was riding in the bucket of a 2020 John Deere Skidsteer, driven by another MVEC employee.
They say the skid loader went off the shoulder of the highway, into the ditch area, and Dosch’s harness rope was run over by the vehicle.
Dosch was pulled from the bucket and under the tractor.
Coworkers and emergency crews attempted lifesaving efforts, but were unsuccessful.
Dosch was pronounced dead on the scene.
MVEC says he had been working as a lineman since October 2020.
The accident remains under investigation.
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