Industrial accident at recycling plant leads to worker’s death

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) – Hutchinson police say a worker at a recycling company has died after being struck by a piece of machinery.

Officers say the death of 29-year-old Joshua Tacy of Hutchinson is being treated as an industrial accident. The employee of MidWest Iron & Metal was taken by an ambulance to a Hutchinson hospital with trauma injuries from which he later died.

Police say Tacy was struck by machinery used to load metal into train cars.


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