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Plant Employee Dies After Being Hit By Equipment

An employee in a manufacturing plant in the Fairfax area of Kansas City, Kan., died after he was hit by a falling piece of equipment.

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) -- An employee in a manufacturing plant in the Fairfax area of Kansas City, Kan., died after he was hit by a falling piece of equipment.

The Kansas City Star reports (http://bit.ly/HJUkkI ) emergency crews were called to the Harlan Corp. Tuesday afternoon. They found a man in his early 60s pinned underneath equipment he had been assembling.

The man, whose name was not released, was declared dead at the scene.

Harlan makes tractors used for towing aircraft.

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