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Caterpillar employee dies from injuries after industrial accident

SOUTH MILWAUKEE, Wis. (CBS 58) – An employee who was injured while working in Caterpillar’s weld shop has died from his injuries.

The 60-year-old man was seriously hurt after being hit by a steel plate on Thursday, May 10.

The South Milwaukee Police Department, Milwaukee District Attorney’s Office, and OSHA are all investigating the death.

In a statement, a Caterpillar spokeswoman says the company extends their thoughts and prayers, adding they’ve arranged for counseling to be available to employees who request it.


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