A manufacturing worker at a Gastonia company died Thursday in relation to a workplace accident, according to the state Department of Labor.
The incident occurred around 2 a.m. Thursday at Sika Automotive Gastonia at 1909 Kyle Court, located off Bessemer City Highway. The worker was cleaning a recycling belt, which carried waste material for re-use, when he got his right arm caught in and amputated by the conveyor.
The worker was taken to a hospital by GEMS, but later died, according to the state Department of Labor.
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