Electrical worker killed by falling gear

Electrical worker killed by falling gear

Electrical worker killed by falling gear

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by Associated Press

KTVB.COM

Posted on February 12, 2014 at 10:39 AM

IDAHO FALLS -- An employee of an eastern Idaho electrical contractor working at an elementary school died after a piece of electrical gear fell on him.

Officials in Bonneville County say 40-year-old Jeffrey Jaggar of Idaho Falls died Monday of injuries sustained while working at Longfellow Elementary School.

Bonneville County Coroner Rick Taylor says a piece of electrical gear fell on Jaggar.

A company spokesman at Wheeler Electric Inc. says Jaggar worked for the company for 13 years and was a valued member of the team.

Officials with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are investigating.

Jaggar is survived by his wife and son.

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