- Associated Press - Thursday, July 9, 2015

WALKER, Mich. (AP) - Authorities say a man has died following an accidental fall at a packaging business in western Michigan.

Police in the Grand Rapids-area community of Walker say the 53-year-old man was taken to the hospital following the Wednesday fall at Profile Industrial Packaging and later died.

The man’s name wasn’t immediately released.

In a statement, the company President Steve Ehmann says that the company is “deeply saddened by the tragic accident” that killed the longtime employee. He says safety is Profile Industrial Packaging’s No. 1 priority and the company is cooperating with investigators.

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