Investigation Underway After Deadly Construction Accident In Tulsa

Monday, February 3rd 2020, 3:54 pm
By: David Prock

Tulsa firefighters were on the scene of a deadly accident on Monday.

Firefighters said a construction worker was clearing out trees when one of the trees fell and hit a worker.

Employees near the Salvation Army said they heard someone yelling and rushed over to help. Those employees tried to give the man CPR until emergency responders arrived, but the man died at the scene.

Nancy Roberts with Tulsa Development Authority said "On behalf of TDA, it’s Board and Staff, we are saddened by this tragic accident and we extend our deepest sympathy to all that have been impacted by it.”

The accident is now under investigation.