Police identify NJ man who died in wood chipper

February 25, 2009 11:25:10 AM PST
Authorities identify a man killed this week when he got caught in a wood chipper used to make mulch at a recycling plant in Middlesex County. Lt. Joe Shannon, an Edison Township police spokesman, says 31-year-old Henry Aguilar - a Honduran immigrant living in New Brunswick - had worked at Generated Materials for nearly two years.

Aguilar died Tuesday after he became entangled in a conveyer belt attached to the wood chipper.

The death is considered an accident, but remains under investigation by police and the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

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