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Ricardo Castorena Killed in Lumber Yard Accident at Ganahl Lumber [COSTA MESA, CA]

Ricardo Castorena Killed in Lumber Yard Accident at Ganahl Lumber [COSTA MESA, CA]

Lumber Yard Employee Dies after Pile of Wood Falls on Him near Bristol Street in Costa Mesa

 
COSTA MESA, CA (December 20, 2019) – An employee at a lumber yard died Friday evening after a pile of wood shifted and fell on top of him.
 
Firefighters responded to Ganahl Lumber in the 1100 block of Bristol Street about 9:30 p.m. for a confined space rescue.
 
Upon arrival, they found the victim trapped against a forklift under a heavy pile of high-stored lumber that shifted and topped over. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
 
Coroner’s officials identified the victim as 28-year-old Ricardo Castorena of Santa Ana.
 
The incident appeared to be accidental, but the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is conducting an investigation.


During this moment of grief, we would like to extend our sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Ricardo Castorena.


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