Man Killed In Accident At Rubbermaid Plant

MOGADORE, Ohio (AP) - A man was crushed to death while working a press used to mold plastic at the Rubbermaid plant in the Akron suburb of Mogadore.

William E. Kachelries, 34, of Akron, was killed Sunday night when the machine used to mold household items came down on top of him, according to Mogadore Chief of Police David Quillen.

Workers found him and shut the press off, Quillen said. He was dead when the police arrived at the factory at 6:57 p.m.

Kachelries had worked at the Rubbermaid facility for two years.

The plant closed after the accident and reopened at 6 a.m. Monday, said Rubbermaid spokeswoman Keri Butler.

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