Lyman Man Identified As Contractor Killed in Accident at Jim Bridger Power Plant

Lyman Man Identified As Contractor Killed in Accident at Jim Bridger Power Plant

SWEETWATER COUNTY — An autopsy is being conducted in Loveland, Colorado Thursday on the body of 53-year-old Marvin Dean Ortega, of Lyman, Wyoming, a contract worker who died as the result of a fall Tuesday afternoon at the Jim Bridger Power Plant east of Springs near Point of Rocks.

Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Dick Blust said that investigators from the Sheriff’s Office and the Sweetwater County Coroner’s Office were on scene at the Jim Bridger plant on Tuesday, and the investigation continues today.

Blust said there are no indications of foul play. Ortega was employed by the Babcock & Wilcox Company.

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