Minneapolis, MN: Man Killed in Rahr Malting Company Work Accident
Minneapolis, MN -- An industrial incident at the Rahr Malting Company plant claimed the life of an unidentified 58-year-old man Monday, January 2, 2017.
It appears the man was working in the area of a large grain bin when he allegedly fell in. The man reportedly made contact with some of the equipment used to process grain for malt. Emergency crews arrived at the plant around 9:15 p.m. to find the deceased victim within the grain bin.
Representatives with the Department of Labor and Industry claim the incident is currently under investigation by OSHA.
While the cause of the incident remains unclear, officials hope to learn more as the investigation concludes.
Other details, including the man's identity, had yet to be revealed by the preliminary media report.