Lake County looks to reach settlement in fatal accident

By KBJR News 1

Lake County looks to reach settlement in fatal accident

September 26, 2013 Updated Sep 26, 2013 at 9:46 PM CST

Beaver Bay, MN (NNCNOW.com) - Minnesota Safety officials have leveled three citations totaling more than $30,000 against Lake County after a fatal accident in April.

Lee Roy Jacobson was killed when an excavator flipped over on an embankment while he was trying to clear ice from a culvert .

According to officials with the OSHA the county has contested the citations, and has entered into negotiations to reach a settlement .

Alison Wade
awade@kbjr.com