Man crushed to death in machinery at Niles laundry business
NILES, Ill. — A man was crushed to death at a laundry business in Niles.
Pascual Gonzalez, 42, worked at Eco Direct, located at 6977 N Austin Ave.
He was trying to remove a towel from a dryer Tuesday evening, when he accidentally got caught between the dryer and a conveyor belt.
Two fire departments raced to free him from the equipment, but they couldn’t get him out in time.