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Poquoson, Va. (The Weekly Vice) - Frank Gornick, a 14-year-old Virginia teen died Sunday in a horrific manner few people can fathom. Death by woodchipper.
According to Poquoson police, Gornick was part of a three-man crew working to remove tree limbs and debris from a Virginia resident's home when the unimaginable happened.
Investigators say Gornick was using a shovel to move debris into the machine when it's blades caught the shovel and pull it and Gornick into the wood chipper's hopper. Gornick died instantly.
A witness at the scene rushed to turn the machine off, but didn't succeed in shutting it down in time.
The case is now under investigation by the Occupational Safety and Heath Administration and the state medical examiner's office.
The Weekly Vice
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