For Immediate Release
Victim of Industrial Accident Identified
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 has been identified as 59 year old Charles F. Knapp from Walnut Grove, Missouri.
SPD Case Number: 09-20637
Media Contact: Watch Commander, phone: 417-864-1810; Release authorized by: Lt. Kirk Manlove