Puna industrial accident 01-25-10

Hawai’i Police Department
Puna Patrol
Lieutenant Glenn Uehana
Phone: 966-5835
January 25, 2010
Report No. C10002098

Media Release

On January 21, 2010, at approximately 7:00 a.m., Hawaii Fire Department rescue personnel and Puna patrol officers responded to a report of a construction worker who fell from a building under construction near Pāhoa Village. Jeremy Rose, a 34 year old Sure Steel employee from Idaho, fell approximately 18 feet, sustaining a severe head injury. He was transported to Hilo Medical Center and subsequently flown to Queen’s Medical Center in critical condition. He was pronounced dead on January 22, 2010 at 11:13 a.m. The cause of death remains under investigation.

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