UPDATE: Chrysler Supplier Worker Passes Away After Machine Accident

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A 21-year-old employee at a Belvidere Chrysler supplier has died from his injuries after he was involved in what appears to be a work related injury.

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BELVIDERE (WIFR) -- A 21-year-old employee at a Belvidere Chrysler supplier has died from his injuries after he was involved in what appears to be a work related injury.

Police say Jacob Frisella had his head crushed in a machine around 4:00 Tuesday afternoon at Ventra, a supplier across the street from the plant.

The Machesney Park man died at OSF just before noon. OSHA has been on the scene all day investigating the incident. We have messages into the company and will let you know when they return our calls.


BELVIDERE (WIFR) -- Contrary to reports you may have heard elsewhere, an employee of Chrysler supplier Ventra in Belvidere is in critical condition according to Belvidere Police.

The 21-year-old was injured by a machine around 4 p.m. yesterday afternoon. He's now at OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center. Authorities are not releasing the name of the victim at this time.

We're told OSHA is on site today investigating.


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