OSHA investigating death at San Ysidro construction site

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) — Authorities publicly identified Thursday a worker killed in a construction accident near the U.S.-Mexico border as a 56-year-old Wyoming man.

Frederick Von Kahl was killed while working on a drill rig at the site on Camiones Way in San Ysidro late Wednesday morning, according to the county Medical Examiner’s Office. He was struck in the chest by a hose, which knocked him off an elevated platform, according to reports. 

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has launched an investigation into his death.

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