Rockland Man Dies In Shippenville Lumber Company Accident

August 26, 2013
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A Rockland man died Friday in an industrial accident at a lumber company in the Shippenville area.

Accident investigators say 56 year-old Kenneth Nichols died Friday morning after he was crushed by machinery while he was replacing an hydraulic lift.

Nichols was pronounced dead a little more than an hour-and-a-half after the incident at a plant on Clarion River Hill in Paint Township.

State troopers who responded ruled Nichols’ death accidental.

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