A worker was killed in an industrial workplace accident in Rhode Island this week. The incident began when a call was made to police at 11:30 a.m. with reports that machinery had injured a person.
According to the fire department, the man was moving equipment when a cable wire snapped and struck a man. The man was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency crews. The accident remains under investigation at this time and details on the business were not released at this time.
Workplace accidents can cause serious injury to all involved, our thoughts are with the friends and family of the victim at this time.