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Worker in serious condition after trapped in machine at Mequon company

CREATED Apr 2, 2012 - UPDATED: Apr 2, 2012

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MEQUON - A man has been listed in serious condition at Froedtert Hospital in Wauwatosa after being trapped in a machine at a factory in Mequon.

TODAY'S TMJ4's Melissa McCrady reports that he was trapped inside a computer numerical control machine.  Flight for Life took the man to Froedtert.

Mequon Police told Newsradio 620 WTMJ that the accident happened at about 6:00 a.m. at Super Sky Products, on the 10300 block of West Enterprise Drive.

McCrady further reports that no one witnessed the incident, but a co-worker heard cries for help to disable the machine.

The 49-year-old man appeared to be conscious and breathing when Mequon Fire Department rescue workers assisted him.

The man has worked at Super Sky Products for 23 years.  

The company produces industrial skylights.