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Published November 28, 2012, 05:18 PM

Fargo contractor paying for fatal accident at Sheyenne grade center

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - A Fargo contractor has agreed to pay almost $17,000 dollars in fines for an accident that killed a Fargo man.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - A Fargo contractor has agreed to pay almost $17,000 dollars in fines for an accident that killed a Fargo man.

Lee Jones and Sons negotiated a settlement with OSHA. The original fine of $21,000 dollars for three violations was reduced to $16,800.

30-year-old Trevor Skarphol was killed after a beam fell on him, during construction at the Sheyenne 9th grade center.

OSHA says the beam was not properly secured.

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