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Man Killed in North Huntingdon Construction Accident


North Huntingdon, PA – A construction worker died after being trapped under a piece of heavy equipment.

The accident occurred when part of the equipment fell to the garage floor.

Rod Mahinske, of North Huntingdon Police said: “He was pinned underneath some equipment and the rescue people extricated him,”

The victim was Timothy Grills, 55, of Penn Township. Grills was pronounced dead at the scene, according to authorities. Officials said OSHA has been notified about the accident.


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John C. Merlino, ESQ.

John C. Merlino, ESQ.

John C. Merlino is a zealous legal voice for injured construction workers. A senior managing member of the firm, Mr. Merlino was born and raised in Brooklyn, to immigrant parents. Mr. Merlino learned the importance of educating our clients of their rights and being a strong-compassionate advocate. Mr. Merlino, along with his mentor William Schwitzer, are among the most respected Construction Site Accident Lawyers in the State of New York.