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DeWitt man dies in construction accident

December 13, 2017 GMT

A DeWitt man was killed Monday in what authorities are calling a construction accident.

On Monday, deputies with the Gage County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to 10778 West Cedar Road near Clatonia at the request of Clatonia Fire and Rescue.

Upon arrival, it was discovered that Gaylan Koch, 76, was involved in a construction incident, according to a press release from the sheriff’s office. He was killed while working in a machine shed when his scissor lift tipped over.

Koch’s next of kin was notified on Dec. 11, 2017.