Feedyard Worker Killed In Feed Mill Fall

By: KAKE News Email
By: KAKE News Email

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Thursday, October 25, 2012

A 53-year-old Ulysses man was killed Tuesday after he feel from the roof of a feed mill, the Grant County Sheriff's Office said Thursday.

Emergency crews were called to the Centerfire Feedyard in southeastern Grant County about 3 p.m. Tuesday after an employee of the feed yard fell from feed mill roof. Grant County Undersheriff Chad Harmon identified the victim as Joaquin Ceniceros. He was taken to a Ulysses hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A preliminary investigation found Ceniceros was checking an ingredient bin above the feed mill roof. After checking the bin, Ceniceros walked across a skylight on the roof, fell through and landed on the floor inside the mill.

The Grant County Sheriff is still investigating the accident.

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