UC San Diego construction site accident kills worker
SAN DIEGO (AP) — An accident at a University of California, San Diego, construction site has killed one worker and injured four others.
The accident occurred Thursday morning at a site where several multi-story structures are being built.
Cal/OSHA spokesman Frank Polizzi says the five workers were injured when a 35-foot-tall (10.6-meter) wall of rebar collapsed.
Polizzi says at least two of the workers were seriously injured and one later died at a hospital.
Cal/OSHA is investigating. A message seeking comment was left with the university.
Cal/OSHA is the better-known name of the state Department of Industrial Relations’ Division of Occupational Health and Safety.