Man killed in industrial accident


The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that a Columbus man has died after being crushed by a beam at a construction site in Berkshire Township.

The sheriff’s office reports that Luis Pillcorema, 34, Columbus, died Thursday when he was struck by an estimated 2,500-pound I-beam at a residence under construction at 1694 Wrenbury Drive, in Galena, around 12:23 p.m. Officials report he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officials report his next of kin has been notified and an investigation is ongoing.

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