39-Year-Old in Critical Condition After Industrial Accident on I-15

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BRIGHAM CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) A 39-year-year old man from Layton is in critical condition after an industrial accident while working on I-15 Friday afternoon.

Utah Highway Patrol said they responded to a call at 2:36 p.m. of an industrial accident in the construction zone on I-15 near Brigham City.   

His job was to make sure the dowel rods are properly inserted into the cement as it is layed. He was working with the Concrete laying machine and was on the east side working under the machine on area called the dowel bar inserter,” said in a statement by Utah Highway Patrol. 

The man, who has not been identified, was working under the machine and somehow got inside and got caught. He was crushed and pinned by the device.

The male was taken by Life Flight to Mckay Dee hospital in critical condition. 

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