The San Francisco 49ers released a statement about a deadly accident during the construction of the team’s new home, the Levi’s Stadium.
The statement reads:
“The 49ers organization was deeply saddened to learn this morning of the news at the construction site. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and co-workers affected by this tragedy. The 49ers family has lost a teammate today.”
A worker was killed Tuesday morning, shortly before 7 a.m. Crews were sent home for the day and the site was shut down.