New Bedford man dies in shucking machine accident at Sea Watch International Seafood Co

NEW BEDFORD — A 35-year-old worker died after getting tangled in a shucking machine at a local fishery early Thursday. The New Bedford resident, identified as Victor Gerena, was pronounced dead at the scene, he said. “The victim was in the process of flushing out a shellfish shucking machine when the accident happened,” Vicente said in a email. “He became entangled in a rotary turbine engine and it took the Fire Department approximately an hour to free the man after dismantling parts of the machinery.” Read more@southcoast  04:55

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