NW Ind. man killed after becoming wedged behind rail cars

January 31, 2012 7:13:13 PM PST
A northwest Indiana man was killed at a steel plant after he became wedged between two rail cars.

Investigators say Michael Shoemaker of Hobart was working at U.S. Steel's Gary Works complex on Monday night when he died.

A spokesman for the coroner says Shoemaker died from blunt force trauma.

The Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the incident.

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