Worker Killed in South Suburban Industrial Accident

Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014  |  Updated 10:03 PM CDT
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Worker Killed in South Suburban Industrial Accident

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Emergency crews in south suburban Riverdale were on the scene of what appeared to be a fatal workplace accident Wednesday afternoon.

It happened at Riverside Materials near 130th and State streets on the banks of the Cal-Sag River.

Crews were initially called in on an emergency response for a person who fell in a wood grinder, but the extrication was switched over to a body recovery effort.

Officials confirm the victim is a male.

There's no word on how the accident happened.

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