Worker killed in accident at Maine sawmill
DIXFIELD, Maine (AP) — Officials say a worker has died in an accident at a Maine wood products mill.
A spokeswoman for the Irving Forest Products Sawmill in Dixfield, Maine, says the 38-year-old man was performing maintenance on a crane in the log yard when he was killed.
The man’s name was not immediately released on Saturday.
Jerome Pelletier from Irving Forest Products in Maine said in a statement that the company is “devastated by this tragic loss of our friend and co-worker.”
The mill makes white pine boards.
Further details were not immediately available. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is expected to investigate.