Worker Crushed at Chicago Nabisco Bakery

Associated Press 9:06 a.m. CDT, October 14, 2010 CHICAGO — Investigators say a 62-year-old worker was crushed to death in an accident at a Nabisco factory on Chicago’s southwest side. The Cook County medical examiner’s office says Patrick Lynch of Oak Lawn was asphyxiated in Wednesday’s accident at the bakery plant. Authorities say Lynch was injured while working at a machine that prepares pallets for loading. Officials with Kraft Food aren’t releasing any other details about the accident. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating. A Kraft spokeswoman says the company is cooperating with that investigation and is conducting an internal investigation.

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