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    3 Arrested in 2016 Death of Worker Crushed by Steamroller
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    San Francisco district attorney George Gascon.

    San Francisco officials say they have arrested three men in the death of a construction worker who was crushed by a steamroller being driven by an untrained employee.

    District Attorney George Gascon announced Wednesday Michael Sommer, Manuel Silao and Ramiro Pena were arrested Tuesday in the 2016 death of a fellow employee. The victim was not identified.

    He says a thorough investigation by Cal/OSHA, the state's workplace safety agency, found the men allowed a worker to operate the heavy roller at a city road project even though he had never operated one.

    Gascon says the men and L C General Engineering and Construction, Inc. are being charged with one felony count of involuntary manslaughter and three felony violations of the labor code.

    Shooting at 2nd Wisconsin High School Leaves Community in Shock

    [NATL] Shooting at 2nd Wisconsin High School Leaves Community in Shock

    A school officer and a student were injured at Wisoonsin's Oshkosh West High School Tuesday morning, when the student was shot after attempting to stab the office with a sharp object. The shooting comes just one day after a school resource officer at Waukesha South High School shot a 17-year-old armed student who refused to drop his weapon.

    (Published Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019)

    All will be arraigned by September 24.

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