Worker died inside food processing plant: workplace accident in NJ
Dale R. Devilli, a 63-year-old employee, was found dead at a New Jersey food processing plant, the police said.
Devilli’s body was discovered in the machine at the “Lassonde Pappas” plant in Cumberland County around 8 am Monday, the radio station reported yesterday. NJ 101.5 FM.
Authorities were called to the plant after reports of a work accident and they made the grim discovery. It was not immediately clear what type of accident led to the tragedy. Devilli’s death is not considered suspicious, but police said an investigation was ongoing.
“Early Monday morning, an accident occurred at our facility that caused a fatal injury to one of our employees,” a Lassonde Pappas spokesperson said. “We are devastated by the loss of our friend and colleague and our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this difficult time,” the plant spokesperson continued.
The US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is also investigating the death of Devilli, who had worked as a millbuilder at that Canadian company that produces fruit and vegetable juices, according to a online obituary.
In July, an Amazon employee died in a New Jersey warehouse during Prime Day fever. reported the Department of Labor (DOL).