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Friday, October 12, 2007

Worker dies on conveyer at Centralia lumber mill

10/12/2007, 9:40 a.m. PDT
The Associated Press

CENTRALIA, Wash. (AP) — The Lewis County sheriff's office says a worker killed at a Centralia lumber mill was caught in a conveyor.
Workers at Sierra Pacific Industries told deputies they saw the man Thursday trying to free a piece of lumber that had turned sideways. He apparently slipped and became pinned in the machinery.
Workers were attempting to use a blowtorch to cut him out when the 32-year-old Longview-area man was declared dead.

1 comment:

John Doe #86 said...

A terrible way to go.