Police identify Grand Forks snow removal worker who died
GRAND FORKS — Authorities have identified a Grand Forks man who died while working as part of a snow removal crew at about 3 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9.
Robert J. Coons, 61, was at the front of a skid-steer loader when he apparently slipped off and fell under the wheels of the vehicle, according to a news release from Grand Forks police.
Officers arrived and attempted CPR, but Coons died at the scene. The investigation is still ongoing, but police don't suspect foul play.