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Authorities Identify Victim Killed in Anaheim Construction Site Accident at Disneyland

Javier Jimenez Jr. Dies after Being Hit by Steel Plate in Fatal Anaheim Accident at Disneyland

Anaheim, California (August 31, 2019) –  A construction worker was struck and killed by a steel plate while working around a trench at Disneyland Thursday, August 29 in Anaheim, a local news source reported.

Javier Jimenez Jr., 38, was working around a trench when a piece of equipment accidentally hit a cross beam. The crossbeam then knocked down a large steel plate, which fell and struck Jimenez.

Jimenez was transported to UC Irvine hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Jimenez worked for a contractor at Disneyland.

The incident remains under investigation by the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health.

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