Man Killed in Industrial Accident

Man pinned under Bucket Loader

A 27 year old man has died after an industrial accident in Albany.  Police responded to Ben Weitsman on Smith Boulevard for reports that the man had been pinned under a bucket loader.  When arriving on the scene, the man was unresponsive and later pronounced dead at the scene.  Albany police say the man was attempting to dislodge a piece of metal that was lodged between the bucket and the tire. While doing so, a hydraulic line was severed causing the bucket to come down on him.  The man was an employee of the scrapyard. His name is not being released pending family notification.


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