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22-Year-Old Man Killed in Industrial Accident in Johnston, Rhode Island

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    22-Year-Old Man Killed in Industrial Accident in Johnston, Rhode Island
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    Police have identified the person who died in an industrial accident at a business in Johnston.

    The Providence Journal reports that the victim was 22-year-old Darwin Perez.

    Police were called to J.R. Vinagro Corporation on Plainfield Pike at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday.

    Police say Perez was working a belt-driven crushing and sorting machine when the accident occurred.

    The company's website says it's a demolition, recycling and crushing company.

    Johnston police, federal workplace safety regulators and the state medical examiner are investigating.

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