Monday, January 22, 2018
St. Louis Bosnians

Worker killed at Pepsi bottling plant in St. Louis identified

A worker was accidentally killed inside the Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company in north St. Louis on Friday evening, police said.

The worker, Mensud Djelmo, 42, of the 4200 block of Burnett Walk, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said Djelmo was trapped in a packing unit machine. He was found by a second employee returning from his break who called police. Investigators are trying to piece together what happened.

The incident happened shortly before 9 p.m. at the plant, at 1 Union 70 Center Drive, near Interstate 70 and Goodfellow Boulevard.

SOURCE: St. Louis Post Dispatch

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