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OSHA Investigates Electrocution at Cargill Ag

One dead after incident at Cummings, KS, facility

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OSHA is engaged in an investigation of how and why an Indiana man died last week while working at a grain processing plant in Kansas, reports News-Press NOW.

A spokesman for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) confirmed an investigation has been opened about the incident, which occurred a little before noon on Sept. 6, at the Cargill Ag plant in Cummings, KS.

The victim, Angel Silas-Deleon, 26, of Logansport, IN, died after an electric shock of unknown cause affected the grain bin he had been working on with a contractor crew retained by Cargill from CCSGroup of Seward, NE.

The shock also harmed another man on the crew; his employer said he is recovering from his injuries.

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