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Chrysler worker dies in accident at Detroit assembly facility

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US LLC said the employee was killed at the facility's wastewater treatment plant

May 5, 2015   by The Associated Press

DETROIT — Authorities say a worker has died in an industrial accident at a Chrysler plant in Detroit.

Detroit Fire Chief Dale Bradley says the 53-year-old man was crushed in a press shortly after 7 a.m. may 5 at the Jefferson North Assembly Plant and died as a result of his injuries.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles US LLC said in a statement that the employee was killed at the facility’s wastewater treatment plant, and that the company is working with local officials on the investigation.

The worker’s identity isn’t being released.

© 2015 The Canadian Press


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