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July 7, 2014 at 3:53 PM

Man, 19, dies after falling into auger in Duvall

A 19-year-old man was killed after he fell into a piece of industrial machinery in Duvall Monday morning, police said.

Duvall police and firefighters responded to a report of a man who had fallen into the machine around 9 a.m. The victim had fallen into an auger, a machine used to distribute tree bark, Duvall Police Department spokeswoman Sgt. Lori Batiot said.

The victim, who was an employee of a company performing work at a residence, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim’s name has not been released, but he was not a Duvall resident, Batiot said.

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