May 13, 2009

News Release

For Immediate Release

Industrial Accident Fatality Investigated

The Springfield Police Department is investigating the death of a 59 year old local man at 2015 E. Dale, the Loren Cook Company. It appears the man died as the result of an industrial accident which took place today at 1:00 p.m.

The man was assigned to a workstation working on a piece of metal that came loose and struck him in the head. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The name of the deceased is not yet available and efforts are underway to notify family.

SPD Case Number: 09-20637

Media Contact: Watch Commander, phone: 417-864-1810; Release authorized by: Lt. Kirk Manlove

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Springfield Police Department

Headquarters: 321 E. Chestnut Expy., Springfield, MO 65802
South District Station: 2620 W. Battlefield Rd., Springfield, MO 65807
417-864-1810 • springfieldmo.gov/spd