Grantsville, UT (May 13, 2021) – A woman in her 50s died on Thursday, May 13th during an industrial accident at a mattress manufacturing plant in Grantsville.
Emergency responders were called to the Purple Mattress factory in the 400 block of South Sheep Lane at about 4:40 p.m.
Eyewitnesses told police that the woman was standing near one of the machines and got “pulled in” and snared in its moving parts. By the time first responders were able to extricate the woman from inside the machine, she was already dead.
Her body was handed over to the Office of the Utah Medical Examiner, which is in charge of the investigation into the death. Video of the incident is also available and will be thoroughly examined as part of this investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
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