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Evansville man dies in work accident [UPDATED]

Published 6:23am Monday, December 31, 2012 Updated 8:27am Monday, December 31, 2012

An Evansville man died Thursday in a work related accident at Pope Douglas Solid Waste.

The Alexandria Police Department received a report of a medical emergency at Pope Douglas Solid Waste at about 9 p.m. Initial reports were that the Tim Anderson, 50, had fallen off of a ladder, but upon arrival, police found him unconscious, caught in a piece of machinery.

Despite the first aid efforts of Alexandria police officers and North Memorial Ambulance paramedics, Anderson died at the scene.

The death is still under investigation.

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