OMAHA — Authorities say a man has been killed in a workplace accident at an Omaha recycling plant.

The industrial accident happened around 8:30 a.m. Thursday at First Star Recycling in southwest Omaha.

The man was caught between two pieces of machinery and pronounced dead at the scene.

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First Star President and CEO Dale Gubbels says the man's name is being withheld pending notification of his family.

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First Star's website says it is the area's largest recycler and employs more than 110 people at its Omaha and Lincoln operations.

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