Accident at Columbus manufacturing plant claims one life and leaves four injured

By Jim Osborn, The Columbus Telegram

Aug 02, 2018

Columbus Police on Wednesday identified the man killed in a workplace accident Tuesday morning at a local manufacturing plant as 61-year-old Columbus man Juvenal Aguilar.

Aguilar, a Nebraska Precast employee, was reportedly pinned under heavy equipment when Columbus Fire and Rescue personnel arrived at the scene shortly after 10 a.m. Tuesday, as previously reported by The Columbus Telegram. The city man was declared dead at the scene.

Four other unidentified workers were injured and transported to Columbus Community Hospital, where two were admitted and two were treated and released, according to information released Wednesday by CCH Vice President Amy Blaser.

To learn more, read "OSHA looking into Columbus man's death," from The Columbus Telegram.