Alexandria Man Dies in Solid Waste Facility 28 Dec 12

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (AP) – A 50-year-old man is dead after getting caught in a piece of machinery at a waste facility in Alexandria.

According to a news release from the local police department, it happened at about 9 p.m. Thursday at Pope/Douglas Solid Waste, which handles waste for Pope and Douglas counties.

Police say the man is Tim Allen Anderson from Evansville and he’s an employee there. He died on the scene.

Police wouldn’t release any other information out of sensitivity to the family.