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Worker Injured In Industrial Accident In Sumner County

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PORTLAND, Tenn. – A worker was critically injured in an industrial accident in Sumner County on Tuesday afternoon.

The investigation found Daniel Jones and another worker were using a two-man press at Unipres in Portland. There was some sort of misunderstanding or lack of communication, and the worker pressed it down when Jones reached inside the machine. Police said Jones lost his left arm and possibly part of his right as well.

Jones was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center by LifeFlight. He was listed in critical but stable conditionon Wednesday morning. 

Unipres is a company which produces auto parts for companies like Nissan and Honda. OSHA reports one minor violation since 2000.

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