Meeker County SD

(Litchfield MN-) One person was killed and another critically injured in an accident at a Meeker County construction site. The sheriff's department says at 11:46 Friday morning they received a report of an industrial accident at a construction site in the 31700 Block of Highway 22, about 4 miles north of Litchfield. Investigators believe a piece of equipment on a concrete boom truck failed, causing the boom to fall and strike the two victims. One person was dead at the scene, and the other was airlifted to the St. Cloud Hospital with critical injuries. No names have been released, and the accident is under investigation by the sheriff's department and OSHA has also been notified.