The accident happened Friday around 5 p.m. at the Grand Rapids Plastics building at 4220 Roger B. Chaffee in Wyoming.
Co-workers tell 24 Hour News 8 a worker was cleaning an injection molding machine when he got caught inside and was killed.
Family members tell 24 Hour News 8 the victim is 34-year-old Russel Scharenbroch Jr. They say Russel was a loving husband and father of six children; he would help anybody he could and did everything to support his family.
There will be a candlelight vigil for Russel at Grand Rapids Plastics at 9 p.m. Saturday.
24 Hour News 8 has reached out to several Grand Rapids Plastics representatives, but they have not not returned our calls.
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