NEW INFO: Man Killed In Industrial Accident

Wilson police now have identified the worker killed Thursday afternoon in an industrial accident.

They says Tony Ballow of Mount Olive died after he became trapped in a production machine at Peninsula Packaging Company on Wilco Boulevard.

The 44-year-old worker died at the scene. Police say the accident happened around 2:20 p.m.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the workplace fatality.


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A worker has died after getting trapped in a production machine.

Wilson police say emergency personnel were called to Peninsula Packaging Company on Wilco Boulevard around 2:20 p.m. Thursday.

The employee died at the scene.

The company and police are working with the North Carolina Industrial Commission and OSHA on this workplace fatality. Police say they are not releasing the name of the victim until their family is notified.


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