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Deputies identify 33-year-old man killed in construction accident

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SANDY, OR (KPTV) -

Deputies have identified the 33-year-old man killed working on a construction project in Sandy.

Dewayne Douglas Smith, of Hood River, died after 13 trusses toppled over on Southeast Jadrny Road Friday afternoon.

Investigators said workers from Stalcup Roofing and Construction were using a large crane to install the trusses.

Three others were injured, as well. They were identified Monday as Roger Cauich-Cante, 41, of Estacada; Joseph Hall, 18, of Hood River; and Idel UcChable, of Estacada. An age was not provided for UcChable.

The crane operator and another worker with Stalcup Roofing and Construction were not hurt, investigators said.

According to records obtained by FOX 12, the property owner bought the nearly five-acre piece of land more than two years ago. Neighbors said it essentially sat vacant until construction began earlier this summer.

The property owner declined to comment when contacted Friday.

Investigators with Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division were at the scene for several hours Friday. Deputies said Monday the death has been ruled an accident.

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