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Man crushed in workplace accident

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LAPEER, MI (WNEM) -

A Mid-Michigan man is dead after an accident on the job.

Imlay City Police were called to Springfield Industries in Lapeer County on Oct. 17 at around 1:45 p.m.

Chief Scott Pike reports that a 35-year-old Lapeer County man was driving a trash bin on a forklift to larger dumpster outside.

Somehow the forklift moved while he was exchanging the trash and became pinned.

Police say he managed to free himself and call for help, but died later at the hospital around 9 p.m.

MIOSHA is currently investigating.

The man’s name has not been released.

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