Man dies after industrial accident in Lowville

By NEWSChannel 2 Staff

LOWVILLE, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Lewis County man has died after an industrial accident at a business in Lowville.

Authorities say 55 year old Willard J. Moser of Deer River suffered a fatal blow to the head after being struck by an excavator tooth which had become lodged in a crusher.

As Moser was looking over the crusher, the excavator tooth became dislodged and was thrown from the crusher, striking moser.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and removed to the Lewis County General Hospital where an autopsy will be performed.

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