Victim Of Fatal Neenah Foundry Accident Identified

Posted Monday, June 11, 2012 --- 10:40 a.m.

NEENAH, Wis. (AP) -- The man killed at Neenah Foundry Co. has been identified as a longtime employee.

The Winnebago County coroner says the victim is 58-year-old Paul Merkley of Neenah. The company says the employee died as a result of a mechanical failure at the plant Sunday, but wasn't more specific.

Coroner Barry Busby tells the Appleton Post-Crescent ( ) that Merkley was pronounced dead at the scene and that there doesn't appear to be any foul play involved.


Information from: The Post-Crescent,

Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.

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