Industrial Accident at Food Plant Kills Worker

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

ZEELAND, Mich. (AP) -- A 49-year-old western Michigan man has died after becoming trapped in a conveyor belt at an Ottawa County plant.

Authorities say fire and rescue personnel had to free the man from the machine about 2 a.m. Saturday at a Hillshire Farms plant in Zeeland, southwest of Grand Rapids.

The Grand Rapids man was pronounced dead at the scene. His name was not immediately released.

The incident is under investigation.


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