Indiana Industrial Accident: Man Killed, 1 Injured at Fairfield Manufacturing

05/23/2011 // WPB, FL, USA // Personal Injury Lawyers News // Nicole Howley

Lafayette, IN — An industrial accident at Fairfield Manufacturing left one man dead and another inured when they became pinned between a forklift and a semi trailer. The fatal accident occurred on May 19, 2011 at 11:49 a.m., at the loading dock of the plant at 2309 Concord Road, reported JCOnline.com.

The Lafayette Police Department reported that two employees were injured when they became pinned between a forklift and a semi-truck trailer on a rear loading dock. Details surrounding the accident were not released.

One victim, identified as Gregory Peterson II, 22, sustained an arm injury in the accident. He was transported to St. Elizabeth East Hospital for treatment.

Responding rescue crews pronounced the second victim, whose identity is being withheld, dead at the scene.

The Indiana Occupational Safety & Health Administration will be conducting an investigation into the industrial accident.

Investigations are underway.

Legal News Reporter: Nicole Howley-Legal news for Indiana work-related accident lawyers.

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