Monday, April 3, 2017

Worker killed after a large steel beam fell on him at S&H Steel in Gilbert, Arizona

GILBERT, AZ - Gilbert police say they are investigating after a steel company employee was killed on the job on Monday morning.

Officials say a large steel beam fell on a worker at S&H Steel, located near Cooper and Guadalupe roads. The victim reportedly died from their injuries.

Police do not suspect any foul play in the worker’s death, however the industrial accident is still under investigation.The victim has not yet been publicly identified.


Man dead after industrial accident in Gilbert Posted: Apr 03, 2017 5:23 PM EST Updated: Apr 03, 2017 5:23 PM EST
By Eric Zott

Authorities say a man died Monday morning after an industrial accident in Gilbert.

Fire officials said they were called to 620 W Commerce Avenue Monday around 7:40 A.M. in response to an accident at S & H Steel Company.

Paramedics treated a man who was then taken to a nearby trauma center.

Gilbert Police spokesman Darrell Kruger said the man has died. Krueger said their units are assisting in the investigation of the incident.

There are few details available at this time, said Krueger.


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In 1983, four friends decided to combine their expertise by merging their two small steel companies into one: S+H Steel. They began small, but they didn't stay that way for long. What started with a few friends in a garage, has since grown into a large, award-winning operation near the heart of downtown Gilbert, Arizona.

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