Man killed in industrial accident at pet food manufacturing plant in Ogden

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OGDEN, Utah (News4Utah)- A 33-year-old man was fatally injured Tuesday morning at a pet food manufacturing plant.

The pet food company American Nutrition identified the employee as Raul Ortiz.  

President & CEO Bill Behnken said around 3 a.m. Ortiz was attempting to restart a machine that automatically stacks pet food bags onto a pallet when it happened.

“The entire American Nutrition family is deeply saddened at the loss of our dear associate and we extend our most heartfelt condolences to his family and friends. American Nutrition is offering support to the family in the immediate aftermath of this tragic event,” Behnken said.

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