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Worker dies in workplace accident at Ames hydraulics plant

January 19, 2018

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Officials say a worker at an Ames hydraulic motors manufacturer has died in a work-related accident.

Des Moines television station KCCI reports that the Danfoss Power Solutions employee died after suffering injuries around 4 p.m. Thursday while at work. A Danfoss news release says the employee was taken to Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames and pronounced dead.

The identity of the employee and details of the accident have not yet been released.

The plant says it’s investigating along with federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration officials.

The company halted all production operations at the plant until further notice.

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Information from: KCCI-TV, http://www.kcci.com

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