Man injured during industrial accident at the Port of Wilma

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on April 6, 2013 at 10:17 AM

COLFAX, Wash. -- A man was injuried during an industrial accident at the Port of Wilma Friday afternoon.

Whitman County Sheriff's deputies determined Richard Penny, 48, was working on a barge for Columbia Grain and a large cable that was tied off to a cleat on the dock came looose and hit him in the stomach causing internal injuries.

Officials say Penny's injuries appear to be non-life threatening.

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