Worker dies in accident at St. Joseph sawmill
ST. JOSEPH (AP) — Federal authorities are investigating a worker's death at a sawmill in St. Joseph.
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration said the worker died Tuesday morning at the sawmill at American Walnut Co.
The St. Joseph News-Press reports St. Joseph police Capt. Jeff Wilson said a man, believed to be 34, died in what is being treated as an industrial accident.
A spokeswoman for OSHA said the accident apparently occurred Monday afternoon.
American Walnut makes and sells a variety of lumber and specialty products, including gunstocks and hardwood slabs used in furniture.