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Woman killed when she falls into meat grinder at work

By ASSOCIATED PRESS   

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It's not clear what caused the accident in northern Pennsylvania.

MUNCY, Pa.—Authorities say a woman was killed when she fell into a meat grinder at a processing plant in northern Pennsylvania.

It’s not clear what caused the accident at the Economy Locker Storage Company in Muncy.

The Lycoming County coroner’s office says 35-year-old Jill Greninger apparently fell around 11:30 a.m. Monday. Her body was found by a co-worker who heard strange noises coming from the commercial machine.

Authorities say Greninger may have been standing on a set of wheeled stairs prior to the fatal accident.

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Company officials have not responded to media requests for comment.

The death is being investigated by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

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