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Industrial accident in Ottawa County results in death


BORCULO (WKZO)-- Ottawa County detectives and company officials are investigating a fatal industrial mishap at the Hillshire Farms meat processing plant on 96th Ave in Zeeland Township.

The name of the 49-year-old employee, said to be a Grand Rapids man, has not been released.

He was reportedly killed early Saturday at the facility just before 2 a.m. when he got pulled into a conveyer belt.

Police and rescue personnel rushed to the plant and attempted to revive the victim but he could not be resuscitated.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.