The worker, whose body was pulled from the rubble of a collapsed power plant in southern Ohio, was identified as a 42-year-old man in northeastern Kentucky.
Doug Gray was killed in the collapse, according to an email from Pat Crowley, Adam’s Group’s Detroit demolition contractor spokesman. Crowley said Gray was from Greenup County, Kentucky, near Ashland.
Another man was still missing after the collapse of the Kellen maternity station in Manchester last Wednesday. Authorities have not publicly identified the worker who remains missing.
Media reported that Gray was found dead in the rubble on Saturday.
Adamo Group workers were leading the search effort. The authorities said the rescue effort had turned into a rescue mission.
Crews were using heavy equipment to sort out the rubble. Three other trapped workers were rescued within hours of the collapse and taken to hospital. Their status has not been announced.
It is not known what caused the collapse of the station, which was to be demolished. The coal-fired power plant opened in 1982 and closed in May 2018. It is located 75 miles (120 kilometers) east of Cincinnati. Media reported that it was to be demolished