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Worker hurt after getting trapped in machine at Lebanon tile plant

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Posted at 10:33 AM, Oct 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-23 11:33:46-04

LEBANON, Tenn. (WTVF) — Police say a worker was hurt in an “industrial accident” at a manufacturing plant in Lebanon.

The incident happened Wednesday morning at American Wonder Porcelain.

Lebanon police confirmed the worker had to be extricated from a machine after the employee's leg became trapped. It’s unclear what led to the incident.

The employee was airlifted to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where the person’s injuries were unknown.

According to its website, American Wonder Porcelain is a tile manufacturing company that's based in Lebanon.