Man Dies Alexandria Workplace Accident

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A 50-year-old man from Evansville was killed Thursday night after getting caught in a piece of machinery at a northwestern Minnesota waste company, according to Alexandria Police.

Authorities responded to a report of a medical emergency at about 9 p.m. Thursday at the Pope Douglas Solid Waste facility on the 2100 block of Jefferson Street in Alexandria. The initial report was that a man had fallen off a ladder.

When authorities arrived, they learned an employee at the facility had been caught in a piece of machinery and was unconscious. Emergency personnel tried to revive the man, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities identified the victim as Tim Allen Anderson.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From WCCO | CBS Minnesota

Goin' To The Lake
The Leaderboard

Listen Live