Worker Who Died At Wichita Plant Identified

By: AP (Posted by Melissa Brunner)
By: AP (Posted by Melissa Brunner)

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) _ A worker who suffered at fatal fall at Spirit AeroSystems has been identified as a 26-year-old Wichita man.

KWCH-TV reports the Sedgwick County sheriff's office identified the employee Wednesday as Matt Lyons, who worked at the aircraft plant for more than five years.

Authorities said Lyons suffered a fractured skull Monday afternoon when he fell about 12 feet onto concrete. He later died at Wesley Medical Center.

Spirit AeroSystems officials said they would work with Kansas agencies and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigating the accident.


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