Nevada Man Killed in Lake Mead Tunnel Construction Accident

Yet another person has been injured and another killed in a Lake Mead tunnel project accident yesterday. The name of the man killed is Thomas Turner, aged 44. The cause of death is still pending. The Lake Mead tunnel is being built to transport more water from the Boulder City, NV reservoir to drought stricken Las Vegas. This is the third tunnel from the man-made lake to bring drinking water to Southern Nevada. Lake Mead was created in 1936 when the Hoover Dam was built by the US Government. If you have been injured or had a relative killed in a Nevada workplace accident, do not accept the initial offer from your employer or their insurance company. Our Nevada licensed personal injury attorneys at have the skills and experience to ensure you get the money you deserve.

Mr. Turner was killed when the support rings for the 20’ tunnel loosened and pressurized grout was sprayed on both the deceased and another construction worker. The second man, whose name was not released only suffered minor injuries. There was no flooding, the tunnel did not collapse and no other workers were trapped or injured. If you or a relative have been injured or killed in a Clark County workplace accident and have had trouble securing workmen’s compensation benefits, log onto NV-Attorney for a free legal consultation today. Our personal injury attorneys also handle Nevada wrongful death cases from workplace injuries, casino slip and fall incidents or car accidents.

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