Worker killed at paper recycling facility in Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS – A worker has died at a paper recycling facility in Minneapolis after suffering injuries involving heavy machinery. Simon Barrera Merino was injured about 1:40 a.m. Tuesday at Pioneer Industries International.
Merino suffered head and chest injuries from a “workplace injury involving a forklift.” He was declared dead at the scene. Authorities have not offered specifics about how the injuries occurred.