Wisconsin Man Crushed While Cleaning Cement Truck

August 19, 2010

A cement truck operator suffered fatal crushing injuries while cleaning his vehicle at a Kenosha County company.

Sheriff’s deputies say 36-year-old Christopher J. Mortensen of McHenry, Ill. was in the yard at Super Mix of Wisconsin Monday, washing out the truck when he got caught between the rotating drum and loading hopper. He died at the scene.

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration is investigating.

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