A 41-year old cheese factory worker was recently killed at work when he apparently fell into a mixing machine. The ICCO Cheese Co. manufactures grated cheeses and bread crumbs in Orangeburg, Rockland County.
A normal workday turned tragic for a New York City gourmet foods warehouse worker. The experienced forklift driver was working alone during a meal break when he leaned out of the machine, perhaps to get a better line of sight around his load. In doing so, his head got caught between metal shelving and the forklift. The 43-year old worker suffered severe head trauma as a result of the forklift accident and died at a nearby hospital.