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Construction Accident Leaves One Man Dead

Authorities were able to identify the man who died while unloading a truck at a road construction site near Washburn on Woodford County Highway 1. Washburn is located about 18 miles northeast of Peoria.

Metamora resident John Glidewell, 62, died from blunt force trauma to his head and neck.  He was unloading the trailer and was having difficulties according to authorities. That is when the load shifted, landing on top of the cab of the truck where Glidewell was sitting. Glidewell was an employee of the construction company doing work on Highway 1.

If you or a loved one has been injured on a worksite, call Spiros Law, P.C. to find out your legal options at (815) 929-9292.