By Associated Press - Monday, August 25, 2014

RUMFORD, Maine (AP) - Officials say that a man has been killed in an accident at a paper mill in Rumford.

Tony Lyons, a spokesman for the NewPage mill, told the Lewiston Sun Journal ( ) that the accident occurred Monday afternoon and involved a contracted employee.

Lyons said that he couldn’t release any more details about the accident because police are still investigating.

Monday’s fatality is the fifth time a worker has been killed at the paper mill in 35 years.


Information from: Sun-Journal,

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