Tragic news today.
Please keep the family of the worker killed in your prayers.
From the NOW story …
Steven E. Wade of Oak Creek was pronounced dead May 14 as a result of his injuries, according to a report released May 15 by the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner.
Wade was admitted May 10 to Froedtert Hospital, 9200 W. Wisconsin Ave., for “traumatic crushing injuries from a work-related accident,” the report stated. He suffered several rib fractures, a collapsed lung, asphyxia, spinal fractures, and developed seizures, according to the report.
“We are deeply saddened by the death of our employee who was involved in an incident in our South Milwaukee facility on May 10,” Lisa Miller, media relations for Caterpillar, said in a statement May 15. “Our thoughts and prayers are with this employee’s family, friends, and co-workers.”