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Woman in critical condition after getting caught in pallet grinder

Posted at 3:02 PM, Jan 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-07 16:02:30-05

GRETNA, Neb. (KMTV) — Tuesday morning, a 39-year-old woman was critically injured after getting caught in a pallet grinder that pulled her partially inside of it.

At 9:04 a.m., the Sarpy County Sheriff's Office along with Gretna Fire Department and Life Net responded to Tradewell Pallet in Gretna.

Upon arrival, emergency personnel located the injured woman and transported her by medical helicopter to UNMC in critical condition.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration was notified and will investigate.