Man crushed by steel plate in Canby

An AMR ambulance (File photo, April 2013)
An AMR ambulance (File photo, April 2013)

CANBY, Ore. (KOIN) — A 55-year-old man died in an industrial accident when he was crushed by a 1600-pound plate of steel.

James Scruggs of Silverton died at BBC Steel, 2001 SE Township in Canby, where he worked for years, officials said. Emergency crews responded around 2:20 p.m.

OSHA is already at the facility investigating. Officials with the Canby Fire Department said BBC Steel has an excellent safety record.


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