Message from discussion Raymond Segura Jr. 56 Buried in a Pile of Pinto Beans
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From: "The Kentucky Wizard" <KyWiz...@insightbb.com>
Subject: Re: Raymond Segura Jr. 56 Buried in a Pile of Pinto Beans
Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2012 03:05:52 -0400
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"MWB" <bick...@roadrunner.com> wrote in message
> (Reuters) - A 56-year-old man was killed when he was buried under a
> 20-foot (six-meter) mound of pinto beans at a warehouse in eastern
> Colorado where he worked, police said.
> Raymond Segura Jr. was pronounced dead at the Brush, Colorado, facility of
> the Kelley Bean Company on Thursday after efforts to reach him alive were
> unsuccessful, Morgan County Undersheriff Dave Martin said.
> "We moved several tons of beans to get to him," Martin said in a telephone
> Martin said emergency personnel were summoned to the site at 11:30 a.m. on
> reports of a worker trapped in a pile of loose pinto beans.
> Martin said dozens of rescue workers and even four inmates from the county
> jail spent an hour digging through a mound of the legumes to get to the
> trapped worker, but he was dead when crews reached him.
> Segura had worked at the warehouse for between 12 and 15 years, Martin
> said. The cause of the accident, how the victim became trapped and the
> exact cause of death are under investigation.
Pinto beans, but no cornbread? No Southerner would ever suffer such a death