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Columbus Worker Killed In Industrial Accident

Columbus police and fire officials say a man was killed Thursday in an industrial accident on the southwest side.  Officials say 51-year-old James Saffell was crushed by a forklift in the 53-hundred block of Crosswind Drive.  Foul play is not suspected. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration is expected to conduct an investigation.

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.