PALMYRA, Wis. — A construction worker died after falling off a scaffold and onto a metal stake in the village of Palmyra in Jefferson County on Wednesday, police say.
Palmyra police said in a statement that officers responded around 11:37 a.m. to a construction site on Violet Street.
First responders attempted life-saving measures but he was pronounced dead by the medical examiner.
Authorities identified the victim as 64-year-old Steven Alvarado of Fort Atkinson. He was working for Crete's Here.