Woman dies after accident at Fort Wayne Plastics

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – A woman died after getting stuck in a machine at Fort Wayne Plastics, according to the Allen County Sheriff’s Department.

The factory at 510 Sumpter Drive called 911 at 3:27 p.m. about a person stuck in a machine, according to sheriff’s department spokesman Capt. Steve Stone.

A second call a few minutes later indicated the person was no longer stuck in the machine.

Paramedics arrived to the factory and pronounced a woman dead.

The woman was identified Monday as 23-year-old Shacarra Lashae Houge of Fort Wayne. The Allen County Coroner’s Office said Hogue died of Multiple Crush Force Injuries due to Industrial Press Accident.

Stone said the incident appeared to be an accident and foul play was not suspected. The coroner’s office also ruled the death accidental.

No other information was immediately available.

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