Man killed in industrial accident

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The La Crosse Police Department says it happened early Monday morning at Torrance Casting in La Crosse.

Emergency

According to its website, Torrance Casting provides highly-engineered close-tolerance castings

Highly-Engineered Close-Tolerance Castings

Highly-Engineered Close-Tolerance Castings

Highly-Engineered Close-Tolerance Castings

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WEAU)--OSHA is investigating an industrial accident that left one person dead.

The La Crosse Police Department says it happened early Monday morning at Torrance Casting in La Crosse.

They say 40-year-old Eric Lecher was pronounced dead at the scene.
Lecher was doing performance maintenance on a furnace and somehow fell in.

Investigators say an autopsy is scheduled and they are trying to determine if he had a medical issue that caused him to fall in.


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