A construction worker was killed when a pipe shard impaled him in the neck.
The 39 year old victim was working at a construction site when a pipe shard struck him in the neck. The victim was installing pipe in the ground when he sustained the severe cut to his neck while working with a saw.
Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene with four units. Co-workers attempted to administer first aid at the scene until first responders arrived. However, the victim succumbed to his injuries by 11:20am.
The victim was working at a construction site in which they are building a road for Vail Resorts ski area.