Prineville man killed at Woodgrain plant in Idaho
A 60-year-old Prineville man suffered fatal injuries Wednesday at Woodgrain Millwork in Fruitland, Idaho, while making a delivery to the mill site.
According to Fruitland Police and the Payette County coroner, Richard Foss was making a delivery to the mill site about 55 miles northwest of Boise, the Idaho Statesman reports. A piece of equipment fell on top of Foss when he was unloading it, Payette County Coroner Keith Schuller said.
An autopsy was scheduled to be performed at the Ada County Coroner's Office on Thursday, Schuller said.
Emergency personnel were called to the mill site on Northwest 16th Street at 9:48 a.m. for a report of a man under a piece of equipment, Fruitland Police said in a press release.
The man was not responsive but was still breathing, police said. Officers and paramedics initiated life-saving measures. He was transported to St. Luke's hospital in Fruitland, where he later died from his injuries.
Quality local journalism takes time and money, which comes, in part, from paying readers. If you enjoy articles like this one, please consider supporting us.
(It costs just a few cents a day.)