Big Lake Man Dies in Construction Accident

By KBJR News 1

Big Lake Man Dies in Construction Accident

August 18, 2013 Updated Aug 18, 2013 at 3:38 PM CDT

Lavell Township, MN (NNCNOW.com)-- A Big Lake man is dead after being trapped underneath a building.

According to the St. Louis Sheriff's Department, 45-year-old Randy Sayler was one of several people fixing the foundation of a cabin, when a beam collapsed, trapping him.

An officer arrived to the call and attempted to extricate Sayler from the building, but the Big Lake man died at the scene.

The incident happened around 5:20 p.m., Saturday on Lavell Road, in Lavell Township, which is 15 miles southwest of Hibbing.