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Cantonment cement mixer death: Man killed Foley Products facing OSHA

Jul 26, 2023

A worker was killed Wednesday afternoon when a cement mixer at a Cantonment business was activated with the worker inside, according to Escambia County officials.

The incident occurred at Foley Products Company located at 2900 N. Highway 95A.

According to a county spokesperson, the individual was working in a cement mixer and it was turned on while they were still inside. The individual became "entangled" inside the device and EMS was called to the scene.

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The person involved in the accident was pronounced dead a short time later, according to an Escambia County spokesperson. The identity of the deceased has not been released.

The incident is being investigated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

A representative of Foley Products was not immediately available for comment Thursday morning.

According to the company's website, Foley Products Company is an American-owned company that produces pipes, box culverts, manholes, vaults and other concrete products. It has locations in Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, California, Arizona and Colorado.

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