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Caltrans Worker Dies from Injuries Sustained in Fall


Date: Sept. 19, 2018
District: District 11
Contact:  Ed.Joyce@dot.ca.gov
Phone: (619) 688-6723

SAN DIEGO — Caltrans is mourning the death of Maintenance Leadworker William Casdorph, 57.

Mr. Casdorph and his crew were doing maintenance work on the southbound State Route 163 overcrossing to southbound Interstate 805, when he fell. He sustained major injuries and died at the hospital.

"Our Caltrans family is grieving today,” Caltrans Director Laurie Berman said. “Our deepest sympathy and condolences go out to Mr. Casdorph’s family and all those who worked with him."

Mr. Casdorph was based at the Kearny Mesa Maintenance facility in San Diego and was a 19-year veteran of Caltrans.

He leaves behind a wife, Maria, and daughters Pricilla, Wendy, and Ana.

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