Dat M. Nguyen, 58, of Marrero died Thursday in Kenner after being caught inside of an industrial machine. The accident occurred about noon on Thursday at Pellerin Milnor Corporation, according to a report from the New Orleans Advocate. According to responders, Nguyen became trapped under a rotating machine. The victim had worked at the site for six years and was a “master operator” of the machine. He had reportedly failed to engage the safety-shut off when he was working on the rotating parts of the machine and was crushed inside. Police said he was pronounced dead on scene.
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