Worker Dies after Machinery Accident

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 @ 10:08 AM gHale

A worker injured Thursday in an industrial incident in Sharon, MA, died later at the hospital.

The incident occurred just before 9:30 a.m. at Industrial Metal Products, a metal fabrication company at 15 Merchant St. in Sharon.

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When first responders arrived, the 26-year-old worker was found pinned in a large piece of machinery with life threatening injuries, Sharon police said.

Sharon first responders and Norfolk County Technical Rescue team worked for about an hour to extricate the man.

After extricating the worker, they rushed him to Norwood Hospital.

Although he was initially conscious and talking when rescue crews arrived, he later died from his injuries.

His name has not been released until notification of next of kin.

Industrial Metal Products had no comment on the incident.

According to its website, the company cuts and shapes aluminum and steel into cabinets, counter-tops and other products. The company has been in business for 60 years.

Sharon police detectives and State Police are investigating the incident. In addition, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has been notified.



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