Worker dies after hit by paper

May 22, 2008 6:20:27 PM PDT
A worker died in an industrial accident at a recycling plant in Jersey City Thursday. Investigators say the 24-year-old victim was struck by a bale of paper that fell on him. Authorities say the man was seriously injured, but managed to call for help. He then suffered an apparent heart attack while being attended to my emergency medical workers.

It's not clear what caused the accident. The victim, who has not been identified, was rushed to Jersey City Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.


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