Breaking: Orem police on scene of fatal industrial accident

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OREM, Utah, Dec. 26, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — Orem police are on the scene of a fatal industrial accident.

A Facebook post from Orem Police Department at 6:15 p.m. Thursday said the incident occurred in the area of 500 South Carterville Road.

“A male has been injured while working on a dump truck; his condition is not known at this time,” the post said.

“This is an active scene and updates will be given later.”

A follow-up Facebook post at 7 p.m. said: “The male in this incident has passed away due to his injuries.”

The man has not been identified pending identification of family.

Gephardt Daily will have more on this developing story as information is made available.


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