Workplace Incident in South Dakota Kills North Dakota Man

July 8, 2015

A North Dakota man was killed while working at an asphalt production plant in central South Dakota.

Sully County Sherriff Bill Stahl told KCCR radio that 66-year-old Jerold Walth of Wishek, North Dakota, was performing maintenance on equipment at the asphalt plant Monday evening when he got caught up in a conveyor. It happened at a plant about seven miles northwest of Harrold.

Stahl says Walth was pronounced dead at the scene.

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