Barn roof collapses in Knox, one man killed

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KNOX, Maine (WABI) - Authorities say one man was killed after part of a barn collapsed in Knox.

It happened on the Belfast Road just after 9 Thursday morning.

Police say Suydam & Sons of Northport had been hired to dismantle the barn and one of the employees, 55-year-old William Viles of Belfast, became trapped when the roof collapsed.

Viles died at the scene.

Two other workers suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The company's owner was also part of the crew working there.

OSHA has been called to investigate which is standard protocol for all workplace deaths.