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Man dead following industrial accident in Lackawanna County

The accident happened in Moosic around 3:30 p.m. on Friday.

MOOSIC, Pa. — UPDATE 12/18/21:

According to the Lackawanna County Coroner, Charles Babcock, 47, of Scranton, passed away after an accident Friday afternoon at MIA Products.

Officials say he died as a result of multiple traumatic injuries following an industrial accident involving a freight elevator. 

Original Story:

A death investigation is underway in Lackawanna County.

The coroner tells Newswatch 16 a 47-year-old man died in an industrial accident at MIA Products in Moosic on Friday afternoon.

The man's name has not yet been released.

There's no word on the circumstances that led to the accident in Lackawanna County.

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