Investigators from the Allen County Sheriff's Department and Allen County Coroner's Office are looking into a death at structural foam molder Fort Wayne Plastics Inc. in Fort Wayne, Ind., on Jan. 7, according to a news release from the coroner's office.
The release states that the county was notified a 23-year-old woman was killed Jan. 7 in an industrial accident at the plant. An autopsy has determined the woman died from "multiple crush force injuries due to industrial press accident."
The coroner identified the deceased woman as Shacarra Lashae Houge.
A spokeswoman at parent company Katy Industries Inc. of Bridgeton, Mo., told Plastics News on the afternoon of Jan. 8 that the company had no comment at the time.