Missouri man struck by pipe, killed at Highway 169 construction site

A construction worker has died after being struck by a large metal pipe at a Highway 169 construction site, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

The incident occurred around 2:34 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20, along Highway 169 near the Bren Road exit.

The worker, identified as 38-year-old David Earl Hyde of Fulton, Missouri, by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office, was in the process of helping to unload large metal pipes from a trailer when one of the pipes rolled off, landing on┬áhim.

He died at the scene, according to the patrol report.