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A Tigerton, WI, man died as a result of an industrial accident Thursday morning at the Tigerton Lumber Co., officials said.

Scott Spiegel, 46, died at 8 a.m. while working with logging equipment at the business on Cedar Street, according to a statement from the Shawano County Sheriff’s Office.

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Tigerton EMS and Rescue responded to the incident, however, the man was later pronounced dead at the scene by the Shawano County coroner.

Spiegal got stuck in a machine that peels off bark from the logs as he tried to clear out a jam, a co-worker said.

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Spiegal, who worked at the lumber mill for six years, was a hard worker and always came to work an hour early, the co-worker said.

The incident remains under investigation by the Shawano County coroner and sheriff’s office, and the Occupational Safety & Health Administration.

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