A crane operator has been killed in a roll-over accident in northeast Nebraska.
The Antelope County Sheriff’s Office reports 40-year-old Thomas Bales died after his crane rolled into a field southeast of Elgin.
Bales, who is from Denver, Colorado, had been working for Wanzek Construction as a contractor with Tradesman International on the Prairie Breeze Wind Energy Center for Invenergy.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will investigate the death.
The sheriff’s office says the 90-ton crane edged too close to the side of a road and overturned Wednesday morning.
Wanzek Construction has its headquarters in West Fargo, North Dakota.
An investigation into the accident continues.