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Thorworks employee flown to hospital after falling into mixer

Posted at 6:22 PM, Jul 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-15 19:04:27-04

PERKINS TOWNSHIP, Ohio — An employee at Thorworks in Sandusky is recovering after falling into a mixer.

The Perkins Township Police Department said an industrial accident pinned an employee inside of a mixer filled with a tar substance.

First responders from Perkins fire, Sandusky fire, Margaretta fire, Pekins police and the Erie County Sheriff's Office worked together to help the employee.

After a lengthy extraction, the employee was alert and flown by helicopter to the hospital.

The condition of the employee is unknown at the time.