Man killed in Clinton County workplace incident

Man killed in Clinton County workplace incident

A 30-year-old man died in a tragic industrial incident in Clinton County on Thursday morning.
According to reports, the man was crushed to death while working under the bed of a dump trailer.
Emergency crews were called to a warehouse in Comanche just after 7am Thursday.
The man was already dead when emergency crews arrived.
The Occupational Health and Safety Administration and police were called to the scene to investigate.

A preliminary total of 4,679 fatal work injuries were recorded in the United States in 2014, an increase of 2 percent over the revised count of 4,585 fatal work injuries in 2013, according to results from the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries ((CFOI) conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Fatal injuries among women rose 13 percent in 2014 to 359 from 319 in 2013. Fatal work injuries among men in 2014 were slightly higher than the previous year. Consistent with previous years, men accounted for 92 percent of all fatal occupational injuries.