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Man struck by tow motor at Ohio Metallurgical Service

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    LifeCare and Elyria fire crews move a man who was run over by a tow motor at Ohio Metallurgical Services on Clark Street in Elyria.



ELYRIA — An employee of Ohio Metallurgical Service Inc., 1033 Clark St., was taken to the hospital after his leg was seriously injured Monday morning.

Elyria Fire Assistant Chief Joe Pronesti said they got the call about 10 a.m. that a tow motor ran over the worker’s right leg, causing serious injury to the lower section of the limb.

The man was taken to University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center and then flown to MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland.

John Gaydosh, president of Ohio Metallurgical, said the company has nothing to add at this time.

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