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Worker Critically Injured At La Vergne Bridgestone Tire Plant

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LA VERGNE, Tenn. – A worker at the Bridgestone Tire plant in La Vergne was critically injured after an accident early Friday morning.

Randy White with Rutherford County EMS said a man got caught in a tire machine around 4:45 a.m. at the plant on Bridgestone Parkway. Someone was able to pull him out, and CPR was administered by EMS to revive him. It was unclear how long he was in the machine.

He was taken by LifeFlight to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in critical condition.

An identity was not immediately released.

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