Man dies at hospital after sustaining crushing injuries while operating crane

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MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office is investigating the death of a 41-year-old man from Milwaukee who sustained crushing injuries while operating a crane at Russel Metals — located near 6th and Armour.

It happened on Monday, October 16th at approximately 3:00 p.m.

According to the medical examiner’s report, 41-year-old Kelvis Price was lifting a 5000 pound piece of metal with a magnetic crane when one of the magnets failed.

Price was pronounced dead at Froedtert Hospital on October 17th at 7:41 p.m.

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