(From an O’Fallon PD press release. KMOV and other local media have identified the workplace as R&R Contracting and Sanitation. -Editor)
On September 19, 2019, at approximately 6:28 a.m., the O’Fallon Police Department received a call to respond to the 800 block of Lonestar Drive regarding the report of an unresponsive person.
Workers arriving to the business discovered a coworker, Kenneth Atchison, unresponsive in an apparent workplace accident.
Coworkers called 911, at which time O’Fallon Police Officers and members of the St. Charles County Ambulance District responded. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. Investigators from the O’Fallon Police Department and Medical Examiners Office responded to the scene to determine the cause of the accident, which is still under investigation at this time.
Mr. Atchison was a 36-year-old male from St. Clair, MO.