GR man dies in industrial accident

A 49-year-old Grand Rapids man died after being trapped in a conveyor belt early Saturday morning.
Becky Vargo
May 11, 2014

Police responded to Hillshire Farms, 8300 96th Ave., at 1:49 a.m. Saturday on an industrial accident.

The man, whose name was not released, was freed by Olive Township Fire Rescue.

First responders tried to resuscitate the man, but he was pronounced dead at the scene, said Sgt. Christie Wendt of the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department.

No further information was available.

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