Construction worker dies 9 days after accident in northern Minnesota

The man was injured while working in early November.
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A construction worker injured on a job in Thief River Falls in early November died nine days after the accident. 

According to KVRR, the man was injured while working on a project at Digi-Key Electronics on Nov. 6 and died Nov. 15. 

Chicago-based McShane Construction Company confirmed to Bring Me The News that one of its employees died as a result of the accident but did not identify the employee. 

"The young man was an iron worker performing duties customary to those of an iron worker during the normal course of construction," a company executive told Bring Me The News. "The cause of the accident is yet to be determined."

The Occupation Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is investigating. 

Digi-Key Electronics is a global distributor of electronics components and it began building its new four-story product distribution center in Thief River Falls in March. It's a massive project with an estimated cost of $300 million, according to the company's website

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