UPDATE: Man Dies After Industrial Accident

A man has died following an industrial accident on Rockford

Photo of Jimmy Hullinger provided by family.

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- A man has died following an industrial accident on Rockford's Southeast side this morning.

60-year-old Jimmy Hullinger was crushed underneath a truckload of steel beams at Columbia Pipe and Supply this morning.

The plant manager says Hullinger was releasing the straps on the load when a number of the beams came crashing off the truck.

We're told he was unresponsive at the scene. He was later taken to a local hospital where he died.

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