Teen dies after being injured at Wisconsin manufacturing facility

By the Daily Citizen

Jul 05, 2016

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A 17-year-old Wisconsin man who was critically injured at a GD Roberts Manufacturing facility has died. Dusty Babcock died on Saturday night at UW Hospital in Madison.

Police, firefighters and paramedics were dispatched on June 27 at 9:49 p.m. to GD Roberts for a report of a subject trapped in a machine.

Under child labor provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act, a 17-year-old isn’t allowed to operate certain power-driven machinery. The DOL said it believes the worker, who was employed as a general laborer, had been working at the machine shop for about a month.

Read the full story at wiscnews.com.

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