TribLIVE

| News


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Machine traps, severs man's arm at North Strabane plant

Daily Photo Galleries

Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 11:09 a.m.
 

Emergency crews responded Tuesday morning to an industrial incident at a North Strabane plant in which a man's arm became stuck in a machine and was severed.

The man, identified only as being in his 60s, had his arm trapped inside a boring machine at Lincoln Manufacturing Inc., said North Strabane fire Chief Mark Grimm.

A receptionist at Lincoln Manufacturing said company officials declined to comment.

The man's right arm was severed at the elbow, Grimm said. A life-flight crew rushed him to Allegheny General Hospital on Pittsburgh's North Side. His condition was not available.

The man was alert and conscious when firefighters arrived, Grimm said. Emergency crews responded about 9:30 a.m. North Strabane police and Canonsburg Ambulance Service also responded.

Lincoln Manufacturing designs, makes and repairs hydraulic cylinders used in coal and steel production. It also provides other machining, repair and sales services, according to its website.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. NFL coaches weigh in on Polamalu’s legacy
  2. Penguins’ Letang leaves hospital, ‘day-to-day’ with concussion
  3. Outdoor notices: March 30, 2015
  4. Ice Miners clinch 2nd place, home-ice advantage
  5. Alvarez latest in Pirates’ revolving door at first base
  6. From sticks to pucks, Mt. Pleasant collector wields power of the Pens
  7. Pitt’s Amara offers Vision of hope
  8. LaBar: WWE’s Hall of Fame show drags — and knows it
  9. Building damaged, no injuries after Fayette recycling center fire
  10. Shortfalls sabotage promise of union retirees’ pensions
  11. Despite high gas costs, Northeast resistant to pipelines