LITTLE FALLS (WJON News) -- A Little Falls man died as a result of an accident at his place of work Wednesday morning.

The Morrison County Sheriff's Office says deputies responded to a firewood plant on 233rd Street in Fort Ripley Township around 10:30 a.m.

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Authorities say 39-year-old Hector Gonzalez Zelaya's co-workers found him trapped inside a firewood processing machine.

First responders removed him from the machine and provided life-saving measures, but Zelaya was declared dead at the scene.

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