Elkhart man dies from workplace accident

By: NewsCenter16 Staff Email
By: NewsCenter16 Staff Email

A 30-year-old man from Elkhart has died after an accident at Anderson’s Mill on Friday. He was loading railcars when he lost his footing and fell into the hopper car.

His co-workers rescued him, called 911 and started CPR.

Rescue personal along with Sheriff’s Deputies continued the resuscitation efforts, but the man was declared dead at the scene.

The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the accident.

The victim’s name has not been released.


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