Man identified in worksite accident near Watertown

WATERTOWN, S.D.(KWAT)–Authorities have identified a man killed in a worksite accident Tuesday morning just outside the Watertown city limits.

Forty seven year-old Quinton Kramer was hit by the bucket of an excavator while he was working in a gravel pit in the 600-block of 31st Street Southeast.

Medical personnel attempted life-saving measures at the scene.

Kramer was transported to Prairie Lakes Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is investigating the circumstances that led to his death.

Funeral services will be August 5th at Cornerstone Church in Watertown.

Burial will be at the Dickey Cemetery in Dickey, North Dakota at a later date.