Man killed in workplace accident at plastics recycling plant

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INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - A man has died in a workplace accident at Plastics Recycling Inc. on the city's southside.

Police say the man was inside a machine attempting to clean it when the machine turned on around 1:30 Thursday morning.

They say they believe that the man did follow all appropriate safety protocols before the accident.

They do not know why the machine turned on while he was inside.

The name of the victim is has not been made available.

There were no other injuries.