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Authorities investigating workplace death at Russel Metals in Milwaukee

Employee was operating crane
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Posted at 8:40 AM, Oct 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-18 17:30:17-04

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.