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Shed collapse in Clermont County kills one

Posted at 6:47 PM, Apr 06, 2019

BETHEL, Oh. — A man, hired to dismantle and take down a shed on the property of a foreclosed home, died Saturday afternoon when the shed collapsed.

The accident killed 47-year-old Jonathon Watson, from Dover, Ky.

Clermont County Sheriff's deputies and the Bethel-Tate fire department responded to the scene, and stayed for hours.

The Clermont County Coroner said Watson and his team were hired by the bank that owns the house. They were to take down the shed behind the home.

The coroner said after the team took down all the walls, and while the structure was propped up, Watson ducked back in to grab a tool.

The structure collapsed, pinning Watson underneath.