A worker at a pizza factory in the north suburbs was killed in an accident.

On Thursday, an employee at a north suburban factory that makes frozen pizzas was killed in an accident.

Gurnee police responded to the 1900 block of Swanson Court shortly after 1 a.m. on a report of a workplace incident.

An employee, later identified as Leily Lopez-Hernandez, 29, of Waukegan, was cleaning an area of the production floor when she was killed, according to authorities.

Lopez-Hernandez died as a result of sharp force and crushing injuries, according to an autopsy.

Lopez was working at Miracapo Pizza Company’s Gurnee factory, according to her GoFundMe page. It had raised more than $2,100 as of Friday morning.

Gurnee police and OSHA are investigating the incident.

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