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Man Dies Of Injuries After Falling At WV Plant

Fri, 10/21/2011 - 5:06am

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has died from injuries suffered in a fall at a Buckhannon wood products plant.

The Inter-Mountain (http://bit.ly/pGSJjs ) reports that 44-year-old Mike Atkinson fell 40 feet to the bottom of a silo Monday while doing routine maintenance a the Weyerhaeuser plant, which was shut down at the time.

Rescuers had to lower themselves to the bottom of the silo using ropes, and Atkinson was removed through a bottom area of the silo. He was airlifted to Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.

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