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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