Man killed in accident involving 1,600 lb steel plate - KPTV - FOX 12

Man killed in accident involving 1,600 lb steel plate

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CANBY, OR (KPTV) -

Emergency crews were called out to reports of a deadly industrial accident at a Canby business.

Canby firefighters arrived at 2001 S.E. Township at 2:20 p.m. They found a 55-year-old man who was killed after being crushed under a 1,600-pound plate of steel.

The man has not been identified, but investigators said he is from Silverton.

No other details were immediately provided by authorities. The situation is considered an accident, according to Canby firefighters, but it remains under investigation.

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