Pinewood Man Dies in Pipeline Accident 03 Sep 13


Funeral services will be held Wednesday for a native of Northwestern Minnesota, who died late last week in an Ohio construction accident.

Jesse Grimsley, of Pinewood, was killed while working as a sub-contractor on a Sheehan Pipeline Construction site at the time of the accident, reported at 10am last Thursday near Stuebenville, Ohio.

According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department, Grimsley was the operator of a working with a pipe loader on a hill, when the vehicle came off-track, and began rolling backward. Officers say they believe Grimsley tried to jump off the vehicle and became entangled in the track – falling backward – the initial cause of death; a head injury.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at the Olson/Schwartz Funeral Home in Bemidji.

Jesse Allen Grimsley was 31 ..