Man Killed in Press Machine at St. Louis Sign-Making Company

01/11/2012 // WPB, FL, USA // Injury Lawyers News // Nicole Howley

St. Louis, MO — An industrial accident at a sign-making company left a worker dead Tuesday night, January 10, 2011, after a press machine crushed him. The fatal workplace accident occurred at Butler Merchandising Solutions, located at 2233 Delmar Boulevard, reported St. Louis Today.

Brady Perkins, 47, died at about 9:20 a.m., after he somehow got stuck in the press machine while working the night shift at the facility. Perkins was ultimately crushed to death.

It is unknown at this time what caused Perkins to become trapped in “pickup truck-sized” press, but investigations are ongoing.

There were other workers at the business at the time, but it is still unclear if anyone had witnessed the accident.

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) are expected to launch and investigation into the fatal work-related accident.

Investigations are underway.

Legal News Reporter: Nicole Howley-Legal news for Missouri workplace accident lawyers.

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