Man dies in industrial accident in Dodge Co.

WFRV-- At 12:44pm on Thursday, July 6, 2017 the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of an industrial accident that took place at Michels Corporation in Brownsville, WI involving a 20 year old male.

First Responders arrived to provide care for the victim but was declared deceased at the scene. Investigation showed that a sub-contractor of Michels Corporation (All Tools, LLC of Fond du Lac) were cleaning pipes. One of the pipes fell off a jack and slid into the victim causing fatal injuries. Sheriff’s Office deputies along with the Dodge County Medical Examiner’s Office conducted the investigation into the incident.

The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of family members.

Michels Corporation and All Tools, LLC will be working closely to cooperate with OSHA officials in further investigation of the incident. 


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