PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating a deadly industrial accident in Northeast Philadelphia.
A worker was crushed to death by a ton of recycled paper at the Waste Management plant on Bleigh Avenue on Tuesday.READ MORE: Sources: Homicide Charges To Be Filed Against Man Who Allegedly Bludgeoned Woman To Death Inside Mount Laurel Home
Investigators say the 42-year-old worker was inspecting his forklift when another worker, on a forklift, made contact with other materials. That contact caused a domino effect of falling material which landed on the victim.
No word on his identity or what caused the accident.READ MORE: Major Preparations Underway At Jersey Shore, Philadelphia Region Ahead Of Winter Storm
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