- Associated Press - Wednesday, December 10, 2014

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) - Police say a 33-year-old worker at a machine shop in Sparks has died in an industrial accident.

Sparks police say they found the man dead when they responded to a call at Hood E-I-C on Vista Boulevard just after 6 a.m. Wednesday.

Lt. Chad Hawkins says a preliminary investigation indicates the employee’s clothing may have got caught in the machine he was operating. His name has not been released.

Sparks police say they’ll continue their investigation in cooperation with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. OSHA officials confirmed they’ve been notified of the accident.

No other details have been released.


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