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Posted: Saturday, October 15, 2011 12:00 am | Updated: 5:43 am, Sat Oct 15, 2011.

A General Mills employee who died at the Lodi plant Thursday was crushed by a boxcar after it came unhinged, state officials confirmed Friday.

The employee, a 53-year-old man, had been unloading a boxcar at the company plant's loading dock when the boxcar suddenly became unhinged and began to roll backward, said Patricia Ortiz, a spokesperson for California's Occupation Safety and Health Administration.

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  • T M posted at 2:57 pm on Mon, Oct 17, 2011.

    lodilivin39 Posts: 4

    Very sad circumstances. Even sadder that the first thing on Mr. Jacobs mind is vengeance for something he knows nothing about. The family needs prayers for healing not for lawsuits.

  • Kim Lee posted at 8:21 am on Mon, Oct 17, 2011.

    Kim Lee Posts: 1798

    This is so very very sad. My prayers go out to this grieving family. What a horrible tragedy.

  • Laura Rouzer posted at 2:02 am on Mon, Oct 17, 2011.

    Laura Rouzer Posts: 57

    Yeah Robert, I'm sure that's the first thing that came to minds of the family of that poor man.

  • Robert Jacobs posted at 9:56 am on Sun, Oct 16, 2011.

    Robert Jacobs Posts: 298

    Sounds like this mans family has a great law suit! I hope they nail General Mills for millions!



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