Joplin man Killed at Manufacturing Plant

1 decade 2 years 8 months ago Tuesday, January 31 2006 Jan 31, 2006 Tuesday, January 31, 2006 2:46:19 PM CST January 31, 2006 in News
Source: (Copyright 2007 The Associated Press All Rights Reserved.)

 Jasper County Coroner, Jerry Neil said "Richard Hughey was working at the Joplin Building Material Company Mon. when the accident took place."

 A pallet loaded with concrete blocks got jammed on a conveyer that stacked the blocks.

 Neil said that when Hughey and a co-worker tried to lift the pallet to free the conveyer, it slipped and fell, striking him in the head and arm. Hughey was pronounced dead at the scene.

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