A worker was killed as the result of an industrial accident in the 1000 block of Aggie Dr. in China today, April 22, according to a news release from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office.
At approximately 10:11 a.m., the JCSO dispatch center received a call regarding an industrial accident. Upon arrival at the scene, deputies found an individual who had been crushed between a piece of equipment and piping at an unknown business. Coworkers of the victim attempted CPR on the injured party but were unsuccessful in reviving the worker, according to the news release. Judge Kenneth Dollinger pronounced the victim deceased at the scene. The investigation is ongoing. The name of the deceased will be released on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 following notification of next of kin, according to JCSO.