OSHA is investigating an incident in Franzen, WI, in which a man was injured in a machine used to crush old cars.
The unidentified man was airlifted from Weller’s Auto Salvage to a hospital. His injuries were said to be non-life-threatening.
The Marathon County Sheriff’s department says a crane operator put a car into the crushing machine.
However, the crane operator didn’t see a salvage yard employee office worker had gone into the car to retrieve an item from its front seat.
Results of the OSHA investigation could take up to six months.