A worker was killed in an industrial accident that happened in Louisiana.
According to a news release from the Kenner Police, a 58-year-old man was killed when he became trapped and was crushed inside an automatic rotating tool machine with a turning lathe. Authorities have stated that the man, who has been working for the company for the past six years, reportedly did not engage the safety shut-off when he became trapped in the machinery at about 12 p.m. early on Thursday afternoon.
The worker was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. At this time, police have not identified the victim, pending notification of family members. An investigation into the fatal work accident currently remains ongoing at this time.