The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) is investigating the death of a Plastic Recycling Inc. employee. The IMPD’s early investigation shows that the machine the employee was trying to clear of a jam was turned off but somehow got reactivated.
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An Indianapolis recycling facility employee was killed early Thursday morning in a workplace accident, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.
The Plastic Recycling Inc. worker’s identity was not immediately released.
IMPD said its officers received a call to respond just after 1:30 a.m. They were told the accident was fatal before their arrival.