One woman dead after falling into industrial equipment

One woman dead after falling into industrial equipment

Posted: Jan. 8, 2018 1:05 PM
Updated: Jan. 9, 2018 9:12 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - The Allen County Sheriff's Department says one woman is dead after she fell into a piece of industrial machinery at Fort Wayne Plastics on Sunday afternoon.

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Around 3:30pm Sunday, first responders received a call from someone at Fort Wayne Plastics about a woman who fell into a piece of machinery and became stuck. A few moments later another call came in saying the woman was freed from the machine.

Paramedics arrived at Fort Wayne Plastics and pronounced Shacarra Lashae Houge, 23, dead.

The cause of death is still under investigation by the Allen County Coroner, but no foul play is suspected in the woman's death.

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