September 17, 2014

Man killed at Fond du Lac County plant

The Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Department says a 42-year-old man is dead, following an accident at the Seneca Foods plant in the Village of Oakfield.

Rescue crews were called to the plan in Fond du Lac County at about 4:15 Thursday afternoon. Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Lieutenant Cameron McGee says the man was working on a piece of machinery when he became entangled. McGee says rescuers were able to free him from the equipment, but were unable to save his life.

The victim’s name has not been released. McGee says he was from the West Bend area. An investigation is ongoing.

KFIZ