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Authorities: Worker dies after being crushed

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SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) -

Authorities say a 23-year-old man has died after accidentally being crushed by a machine at an auto parts supplier in suburban Detroit.

The Macomb Daily of Mount Clemens and the Detroit Free Press report the man was trying to clear an obstruction from a press machine at the business in Macomb County's Shelby Township when the machine crushed him around 6 a.m. Wednesday.

The name of the man, who was from Washington Township, wasn't immediately released. The death is under investigation.

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