Man killed in Auglaize County construction equipment accident

AUGLAIZE COUNTY — Deputies are investigating a deadly construction equipment accident that killed a man in Auglaize County Tuesday.

Units were called to a reported construction accident west of Minster on Minster Ft. Recovery Road around 2:45 p.m. Tuesday, deputies said in a media release Thursday.

Thomas Wendeln, 59, was identified as the operator of the equipment killed in the accident, according to the Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies said an autopsy and investigation revealed no signs of foul play and his death is being investigated as an accident.

Additional details were not released.