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Sheboygan Police Department
Thursday August 9th, 2018 :: 01:36 p.m. CDT


SPD responds to fatal industrial accident. See full press release for details.

On August 9, 2018, at approximately 08:28AM, Sheboygan Police and Sheboygan Fire responded to the Meijer construction site at 3347 Kohler Memorial Drive for an industrial accident.  The investigation revealed that construction worker Marcelo Barreilo-Mersfelder, age 22, was killed after becoming pinned between heavy equipment and a wall while pouring concrete at the site. The Sheboygan County Medical Examiner responded and determined the cause of death to be blunt force trauma.   The Sheboygan Police Department has determined that the death was accidental however the investigation is ongoing.  The victim was employed by Superior Masonry Builders Inc. of Butler Wisconsin.  The Occupational and Health Administration (OSHA) was contacted as part of the investigation. 

Sheboygan Police Department
1315 N 23rd St
Sheboygan, WI 53081

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 920-459-3333

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