A man died after getting stuck in a cement mixing truck

A man died after getting stuck in a cement mixing truck

A man died after becoming trapped inside a cement mixer truck in New York City.

The fatal crash happened Monday at 1140 Grinnell Place in the Bronx’s Hunts Point neighborhood, NBC affiliate WNBC-TV reported. New York Daily News And Norwood News mentioned.

Emergency services responded to a call around 1:30 p.m. local time for help after a worker was “tangled” in a construction vehicle at the site, WNBC-TV and WNBC reported. Norwood News.

The victim – identified by his family as Francisco Lumbreras New York Daily News – He was pronounced dead at the scene, FDNY officials told WNBC-TV.

Officials said the accident occurred at the work site on Monday.

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“A person somehow became entangled in the machine and died,” the FDNY told the outlet.

according to Norwood News1140 Grinnell Place is a commercial space occupied by CNB Contracting Corp., which “specializes in trucking, concrete, masonry, excavation, sheet and pipe stacking, shoring, ties, road restoration, asphalt milling, paving, and various types of utility work.” ”

PEOPLE has reached out to the company and the FDNY for further comment.

New York City Department of Buildings (DOB) officials told the outlet that “the site was not a construction site and there were no active construction operations at the time of the incident.”

A preliminary investigation said the fatal accident occurred while Lumbreras was “cleaning a concrete truck,” DOB officials reported. Norwood News.

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A New York Police Department spokesperson also confirmed to the outlet that Lumbreras was “preparing the cement truck” when he was killed. The spokesman refused to confirm whether anyone was with him at the time or not.

Norwood News It also stated that the case has now been “referred to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for follow-up.”

Lumbreras’ son, Frank, described the situation as a “freak accident.” New York Daily News that “his father was the hardest-working person in the Bronx.”

He added: “(Francisco) was the heart of everything in our family. We don’t know what to do now.”

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