Minnesota Capitol Report-John Corrigan Dies in Fall

In this construction report, the death of John Corigan was recorded. Corigan was moving a wheel barrow filled with debris along a scaffold when the tire of wheel barrow struck a post, sending both the wheel barrow and Corigan to the floor below, killing him instantly. John Corrigan was the last individual to be killed while working on the capitol construction site.
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