Man killed in industrial accident at Springfield business identified

SPRINGFIELD — A Clark County man is dead after an industrial accident at a machine shop in Springfield Tuesday morning.

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Springfield police identified the man Tuesday afternoon as 63-year-old William Skeens.

Police were called to the 200 block of Dayton Avenue at around 7:50 a.m. to investigate the reported industrial accident.

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Inspectors from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration is responding to the site, a spokesperson for OSHA confirmed.

We are working to learn if there were any other injuries to other workers.

We will continue updating this story as more details become available.

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