Employee killed in industrial accident at Bushwick Metals in South Plainfield

Emergency crews are on the scene of a fatal industrial accident in Middlesex County. A man was reported to have been crushed by steel beams

A man was reported to have been crushed by steel beams that toppled without warning at Bushwick Metals on New Market Avenue in South Plainfield.

A man was reported to have been crushed by steel beams that toppled without warning at Bushwick Metals on New Market Avenue in South Plainfield. (3/6/14)

SOUTH PLAINFIELD - Emergency crews are on the scene of a fatal industrial accident in Middlesex County. 

A man was reported to have been crushed by steel beams that toppled without warning at Bushwick Metals on New Market Avenue in South Plainfield.

The victim was described by witnesses as an experienced employee who was very close to retirement.

No other workers were injured in the accident.

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