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Published January 05, 2011, 05:32 AM

Man killed doing demolition work in Minnesota

WINONA, Minn. (AP) - Police have released the name of a 52-year-old man killed in a demolition accident in eastern Minnesota.

WINONA, Minn. (AP) - Police have released the name of a

52-year-old man killed in a demolition accident in eastern

Minnesota.

The victim is identified as William Abts of Fountain City, Wis.

He was doing demolition work when a wall apparently partially

collapsed on him.

Police say Abts was using a torch to cut rebar when a large

piece of concrete fell on top of him. He was pronounced dead at

Winona Health.

The Winona Daily News says the victim was working with a partner

when the accident happened about 4 p.m. Monday.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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