OSHA investigating death of construction worker at Cleveland State University

CLEVELAND - A construction worker was killed by a fallen object on Cleveland State University's campus Wednesday.

According to a Gilbane Construction spokesperson, the incident happened around 2:15 p.m. on a project site outside Fenn Hall, the university's College of Engineering building.

Officials have identified the victim as 56-year-old Joseph Matulis of Akron, and say he was struck by a piece of sheet metal.

He died on scene as a result of his injuries. 

OSHA has opened an investigation with Coleman Spohn Corporation, OCP Contractors and Gilbane Building Company.

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