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Fatal concrete accident in Portage

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PORTAGE (WKOW) --  Columbia County Sheriff's Office says one Wieser Concrete employee is dead after an industrial accident Friday afternoon.

According to the press release on their Facebook page, police went to a Wieser Concrete site on Riley Road in Portage where a cement form had fallen on an employee.  Around 2 p.m., officials found the employee had died.

Officials say it appears that supports had pulled away from the heavy cement form that caused it to drop.  Two OSHA investigators responded and will be investigating the incident early next week.

Police are not releasing the name of the victim at this time.

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