Lyman man dies at Bridger power plant

OSHA conducts investigation

Blunt, force trauma injuries sustained from a fall were what caused Marvin Dean Ortega to die.

On July 28, Ortega, 53, of Lyman, was working on scaffolding at the Jim Bridger Power Plant, which is located near Points of Rocks, when he fell 45 feet, Sweetwater County Corner Dale Majhanovich said.

An autopsy took place in Loveland, Colo., Thursday and although they are not completely finished, Majhanovich was not surprised with the initial results.

"Preliminary results, after the autopsy, show he died from trauma from the fall," Majhanovich said.

As for the toxicology results, those will not be...


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