Winona barge worker in fatal fall identified

Police say barge worker fell 12 to 15 feet into an empty barge

A dock worker that died after falling into an empty barge in Winona on Thursday has been identified.

24-year-old Brent Allen Burt was working on top of the barge and fell after a hatch shifted unexpectedly.

Winona Deputy Police Chief Tom Williams says CD Corporation worker was moving the cover on the docked barge when he fell 12 to 15 feet into it.