Man dies in North Las Vegas industrial accident

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Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018 | 1:43 p.m.

A man died Wednesday morning in North Las Vegas after becoming trapped under machinery at an industrial business, according to city officials.

The incident was reported about 9 a.m. at a light industrial complex in the 4100 block of North Pecos Road, where the man found a man under a “large piece of equipment,” officials said.

When the man was freed, it was determined he had died, officials said.

The Nevada office of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has taken over the investigation, officials said. Further details were not provided.