Man dies in industrial accident in Lincoln County

Published: Feb. 24, 2013 at 12:23 AM EST|Updated: Mar. 25, 2013 at 11:23 PM EDT
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LINCOLNTON, NC (WBTV) - A Lincolnton man died in an industrial accident Saturday.

Investigators said 35-year-old Marendonio Francisco Lopez of Grazing Meadows Court suffered traumatic injuries when he was caught in a Holzman Angular saw.

Lopez was operating the saw at RSI Plant #2 at 838 Lincoln County Parkway. RSI is a local cabinet manufacturer.

Lopez died at the hospital.

Monday morning, investigators said Lopez had worked at the plant for about eight years under an assumed name.

OSHA is investigating.

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