Man killed in industrial accident at Xpedx in Pewaukee

Posted on: 12:53 pm, October 1, 2012, by , updated on: 10:13pm, October 1, 2012

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PEWAUKEE — Waukesha County emergency responders were called to Xpedx Company in Pewaukee for an industrial accident shortly before noon on Monday, October 1st.

Investigators say an entire shelf of paper pallets fell on a man, now identified as 52-year-old Andrew Blechacz, who works at the facility. The Waukesha County Medical Examiner was requested to the scene, and reported Blechacz was killed as a result of the accident.

According to its website, Xpedx is North America’s leading business-to-business distributor of packaging, facility and printing supplies.

FOX6 News is told OSHA is investigating, and the plant was shut down for the day Monday.

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