Man killed in accident at Omaha recycling plant, officials say

Man killed in accident at Omaha recycling plant, officials say

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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.

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

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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