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Cenveo Worker Dies in Accident

February 13, 2009
CHICAGO—An employee at a Cenveo envelope plant here was found dead Tuesday, apparently crushed in a machine accident, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

Hiep Vu, 54, was found by co-workers shortly before 8 p.m. that evening after they noticed he was not at his post. When they got closer to the machine, the employees saw that Vu had became stuck between the rollers.

Employees worked to free Vu, who was then taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead roughly an hour later, according to the paper. The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) is investigating the accident.

Police don't suspect foul play, according to the Sun-Times. It was not immediately known exactly what type of machine was involved in the accident.

A spokesperson with Stamford, CT-based Cenveo said the company had no comment on the matter.
 

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