Mario Contreras, Jr. Killed After Falling 100 Feet
Incident at Wind Generation Facility in Fatal Desert Hot Springs Accident
Desert Hot Springs, CA (December 30, 2020) – A man was killed after falling from a wind turbine in Desert Hot Springs. The fatal accident occurred on the morning of December 30 at Oleander Drive and Painted Hills Road.
Mario Contreras, Jr., 52, of Calexico, was working at a wind generation facility for Site Constructors Inc. when he fell inside the tower of a wind turbine. He fell more than 100 feet. Contreras died at the accident scene. Cal-OSHA is investigating the incident.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of Mario Contreras, Jr.
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