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Man crushed at industrial laundry equipment company

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KENNER, LA (WVUE) -

A worker at the Pellerin Milnor industrial plant was trapped and crushed in piece of machinery.

According to the Kenner Police Department, the 58-year-old man was working on the rotating parts of a Okuma Macturn 550-W machine when it automatically turned on, crushing and killing the man. Police say the victim was a "master operator for the machine" and had worked at the plant for 6 years.

He was pronounced dead on the scene just after noon.

Police are not identifying the deceased until family have been notified.

Pellerin Milnor is a commercial and industrial laundry equipment manufacturer located in the 700 block of Jackson Avenue.

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