Authorities investigating workplace death at Russel Metals in Milwaukee

Employee was operating crane

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Authorities are investigating the death of a worker at a metal business in Milwaukee.

The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office says the 41-year-old Milwaukee man suffered crushing injuries while operating a crane at Russel Metals on Monday afternoon. He was pronounced dead at a hospital Tuesday night.

The man wasn't immediately identified. An autopsy is planned.

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