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Coroner identifies worker killed at Amazon construction site at CVG

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Posted at 2:49 PM, Feb 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-02 15:04:34-05

HEBRON, Ky. — One person injured in a workplace incident at the Amazon hub construction site at CVG airport has died, according to Boone County Coroner Missy Rittinger.

Rittinger identified the victim as 46-year-old Loren Shoemake of Campbell County, who died of blunt force trauma.

CVG first responders were initially called to a “workplace injury” incident that occurred at a construction site on airport grounds at about 12:24 p.m., according to Mindy Kershner, CVG senior communications manager.

According to Kershner, more information may be released from Kokosing or Columbus Steel. WCPO has reached out to them for more information.

WCPO will update this story as more information becomes available.