LET'S DO THIS JUST RELEASE:
Statement from the San Francisco 49ers:
"The 49ers organization learned this morning that an accident occurred involving a driver as he delivered materials to the stadium. Our sincerest thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and co-workers affected by this tragedy."
This is in light of A driver of a delivery truck was killed Monday morning in an accident at the construction site for the San Francisco 49ers' new stadium in Santa Clara. The driver was unloading materials from the truck.when a bundle of rebar fell on the victim, who was an employee of subcontractor Gerdau Ameristeel.
Construction work at the stadium site has been halted for the day. The accident is under investigation.
Last week, the 49ers signed quarterback John Skelton and waived rookie B.J. Daniels in a shuffle of third-string quarterbacks behind Colin Kaepernick and Colt McCoy. This week, it’s Skelton that’s out.
The NFL’s daily transaction release brought news that San Francisco claimed quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson off of waivers from the Vikings and waived Skelton. Bethel-Thompson was waived by Minnesota when they signed Josh Freeman earlier this week.