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Man loses hand in cannery work accident

Man loses hand in cannery work accident

By The Associated Press. CREATED Nov 15, 2013

GARDEN CITY, Idaho (AP) -- Police in Garden City say a man lost his hand in an industrial accident at the LDS cannery in Garden City.

KTVB-TV reports that police, Ada County paramedics and firefighters responded to the building at about 2:30 p.m. Thursday.

Police say the man was working alone on a peeler when he lost his right hand.

The man was taken by ambulance to the hospital in Boise. His name and condition have not been released

The cause of the accident is under investigation.