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A construction worker killed Monday when a forklift rolled on top of him at a parking garage construction site in Woodland Park has been identified as Robert Ummel.

Ummel was employed by Executive Custom Construction Inc., said Mike Perini, a company spokesman.

The accident was reported about 9:15 a.m. at a worksite at Charis Bible College. The cause is under investigation, Perini said in an email.

Unusually high number of pedestrians - mostly homeless - killed in 2018 in Colorado Springs


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Liz Forster is a general assignment reporter with a focus on environment and public safety. She is a Colorado College graduate, avid hiker and skier, and sweet potato enthusiast. Liz joined The Gazette in June 2017.

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