Tue, Feb 21, 2012
Baggage Conveyor Trapped Maintenance Worker
A US Airways maintenance worker has been killed in the mechanism
of a baggage handling system, according to authorities atSky Harbor
Airport in Phoenix. Sixty-year-old Robert Demarco was said to have
been with the airline for several years beforeFriday's
KSAZ-TV in cites Phoenix Police in reporting Demarco was working
on the system, and became lodged between the upper andlower
conveyor belts of the sorting system and was later pronounced dead.
There are no indications of foul play.
Officer James Holmes told the station, "This appears to be a
tragic accident and Phoenix Police detectives will be working hard
todetermine exactly how and why this incident occurred."
US Airways says it is providing assistance to the victim's
family, friends, and coworkers.
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