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U.S. Bureau of Reclamation 

USBR employee dies after fall at Pinto Dam


SPOKANE, Wash. – A Bureau of Reclamation employee died Wednesday night as a result of injuries sustained from a fall on Monday at a construction site at Pinto Dam located about 18 miles east of Ephrata, Wash.

Holger “Hal” Jensen, 62, passed away with family gathered by his bedside at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Wash. He was a civil engineer with the construction engineering group in Reclamation’s Pacific Northwest Regional Office in Boise, Idaho.

“This is simply heartbreaking,” said Lorri Lee, Pacific Northwest Regional Director. “Our thoughts and prayers go out...

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