NEW INFO: Man Caught In Wood Chipper

The owner of a landscaping company says doctors were unable to reattach the hand and foot of his employee who was injured in a wood chipper accident.

Police say 56-year-old Ruch Ksor became caught in the chipper while on the job in River Bend on Thursday morning..

Ray Dunn, who owns Ryalcor, says Ksor is sedated, but in stable condition at Pitt County Memorial Hospital.

Police released Ksor's name Friday afternoon.


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Authorities say a landscaping company employee was severely injured after getting caught in a wood chipper.

It happened around 9:50 a.m. on Shoreline Drive in River Bend.

River Bend police say the 57-year-old man's hand and foot were amputated by the machine.

The man works for Ryalcor, a Trent Woods landscaping company that was doing work in the backyard of a homeowner. That resident was not at home when the accident happened.

An ambulance rushed him to CarolinaEast Medical Center where Pedro airlifted him to Pitt County Memorial Hospital.


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