On Wednesday afternoon, a cement mixer work accident claimed the life of a man in Florida. The incident took place at Foley Products Company in Cantonment at approximately 4:30 p.m. As per Escambia County reports, the man was operating the cement mixer when it was switched on, and he got entangled inside it. Initially, the county stated that he suffered severe injuries and needed to be rescued from the machine. However, he was later pronounced dead.
According to Eric Gilmore, the Public Safety Director of Escambia County, they are awaiting the appropriate authorities to conduct their investigation. Once they complete their inquiry and relinquish control of the scene, the victim will be removed, and they will proceed accordingly. The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office’s Crime Scene Unit was present at the location for approximately one hour. The investigation is still underway.
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