Man killed in accident at home building site in NW Colorado

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say a 48-year-old man was killed in an accident at a home building site in northwest Colorado.

Steamboat Today reports Eric Becker was struck by a piece of steel at the construction site in Steamboat Springs on Thursday afternoon and was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital. Routt County Coroner Rob Ryg says that one of Becker’s co-workers tried to revive him.

Details about the accident have not been released.

The coroner says Becker, a real estate investor and builder, had lived in Steamboat for the past four decades.

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