MASTODON TOWNSHIP, MI – A Minnesota man was killed in an Iron County industrial accident Tuesday.

The Michigan State Police at the Iron Mountain Post responded to the dam in the Mastodon community at around 12:25 p.m. They say employees at Waterworks Marine in Lacrosse, Wisconsin were lifting a bulkhead into position with a crane when the crane’s boom broke off and hit a worker.

Neil Boser, 49, of Hillman, Minnesota, was fatally injured.

The Alpha / Mastodon Township fire department helped on site.

The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the accident.