East County Father of Three Dead After Construction Accident

via eastcountymagazine.org

via eastcountymagazine.org

Paul Sandoval, father of three, died after a shed collapsed, on Wednesday, October 10th, behind a La Mesa home on Johnson Drive.


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According to Maria Arcega-Dunn and Kelli Johnson of Fox5, Sandoval was disassembling the structure when it collapsed and left him unconscious and without a pulse.


Emergency rescue services removed him from the debris and rushed him to Sharp Memorial Hospital. Four days later, he was pronounced dead.

As reported by San Diego Union-Tribune reporter Alex Riggins, he was hired to remove several sheds from a neighbor’s yard. He was a business owner, and luckily, no employees were harmed.

¨His cousin has started a GoFundMe account to help Sandoval’s wife and chi

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ldren, who rely on his income,¨ reports Riggins.


His family chose to donate his organs in order to honor what he would have wanted.

Originally reported by Arcega-Dunn and Johnson, ¨He would always help, and he was always bettering himself.¨ Explains his wife, Mariah, ¨Instead of like talking about making a change, he would do it.¨