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Worker Killed After Fall From Scaffolding

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A Topeka man was killed at a work site Wednesday morning when the scaffolding he was on tipped over.

Authorities have identified the man as Anthony Anguiano, 46, of Topeka. Anguiano’s death occured as his crew worked at Topeka Trailer Repair, 7215 S.W. Topeka Blvd. A co-worker was also injured in the accident has been identified as Lawrence McCall, 28, of Topeka. McCall was take to a Topeka hospital with serious injuries, his condition is not known at this time.

Both men were employed by Larry’s Electric and were working on the top of an extended 30-foot motorized scaffolding platform. One of the scaffolding tires went into a drain in the floor, causing it to tip over, said Lt. Martha Lutz, spokeswoman for the Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office.

The accident is still under investigation.

For more information on this subject matter, please review our section on Worksite Injuries.