Man Killed In Workplace Accident In Granite City

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GRANITE CITY, IL (KTVI) –  Police in Granite City say a 43-year-old man was killed in an accident at the Kraft Foods Capri Sun plant Tuesday morning. 

The accident happened around 5:15 a.m. at the plant at 2901 Missouri Avenue.  Authorities say James Gentilelle, Jr., of Belleville was pinned between an unmanned laser guided vehicle and a metal racking unit.

Funeral arrangements are pending.

The investigation is on going.