Man Hospitalized After Arm Gets Stuck In Machinery


UPDATED: Monday February 27, 2012 8:38 PM

Emergency crews freed a man after he got trapped in a machine at the Ohio Paperboard Corporation on Monday.

Three rescue units responded to the plant on West Water Street in Baltimore in Fairfield County, 10TV News reported.

Fire officials said John Ruckman got his hand and part of his arm stuck in a machine.

A medical helicopter flew him to Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.

His condition was not immediately available, but a spokesman for the Basil Joint Fire District said Ruckman suffered significant damage to his hand.

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