Bay Valley Foods employee dies in workplace incident

Local News

Federal safety investigators continue to look into what led to the death of an east county man killed in a workplace accident.

Erie County Coroner Lyell Cook has ruled that 53-year-old Scott Olewski died from blunt force trauma.  Olewski was working in the loading dock at Bay Valley Foods in North East when he was struck by a truck backing up. 

Olewski was wearing work headphones at the time.  Safety inspectors from the occupational safety and health administration are reviewing the case along with State Police.

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