In a freak accident WEAU 13 News reports on a terrible accident involving a trench worker. In this incident being investigated by OSHA, 33-year-old Eugene Hakes, Jr., of Cadott was working for A-1 Excavating on a job site using a saw, it kicked back cutting his throat and causing his death. He was working in a trench cutting pipe, using a gas powered cut-saw to saw through a water main while putting in a new pump stations for the City of New Richmond in Wisconsin.

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This worker's family, wife and children, should still be entitled to workers' compensation benefits. If you need help finding a lawyer in Wisconsin, contact the Lombardi Law Firm, we will gladly assist you.

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