Worker killed at Elizabethtown automotive parts factory


Investigators claimed the employee was unintentionally hit by a forklift when operating and died at the scene from his accidents.

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. — A employee at an automotive components manufacturing unit in Elizabethtown was accidentally killed early Tuesday early morning.

According to a launch from Elizabethtown Law enforcement, the accident took place about 3 a.m. at Metalsa.

The business can make metallic structures, together with bumpers, gas tanks, and other supporting parts for large and light trucks, according to their website.

Investigators reported Lance Winemiller, 24, was accidentally hit by a forklift whilst functioning. He died at the scene from his injuries.

Metalsa introduced a assertion regarding the incident Tuesday night. 

“We are quite saddened by this event and a person of our main priorities is to be shut to the impacted spouse and children and colleagues to supply them our help and care.

For the moment, we are not able to share further more facts as we proceed cooperating with the proper authorities who are nevertheless investigating the incident.

All of us at Metalsa express our sorrow and send our deepest condolences to the afflicted spouse and children and buddies. We also value everyone’s assist and knowing for the duration of this tricky time.”

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