DENVER (AP) – Authorities say a worker’s death at a Denver scrap yard was an accident.
The Denver medical examiner’s office on Saturday identified the man as 52-year-old Abel Maldonado Marmoi. The office says the Atlas Metal & Iron Corp. employee died Friday from blunt force trauma to the lower extremities, which he suffered while trying to free material from a jammed baler.READ MORE: Kit Carson Peak Climber Madeline Baharlou-Quivey's Body Retrieved By Rescue Crews, Helicopter
Authorities say he was killed when the machine jolted into him. The business was closed on Friday but had reopened Saturday morning.READ MORE: Latino Community Across Colorado Prepares To Celebrate Día De Los Muertos
Atlas’ website says the locally owned and operated business has been around since 1956.'Live Like Her': Sally Strelecki Taken Off Life Support After Bullet From Neighboring Apartment Kills Her
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