Accident at 3M Claims Life of Employee

An industrial accident has claimed the life of an employee at 3M in Prairie du Chien. Rescue personnel were called to the 3M Company Plant #50 on North Marquette Road early Tuesday morning. The Prairie du Chien Fire Department was called to utilize their extrication equipment. The victim suffered severe injuries as a result of the incident and was pronounced dead at the scene. An investigation is being conducted by OSHA. The name of the victim will be released this afternoon.