CLOVERDALE (CBS SF) – The Sonoma County coroner’s office has identified the Cloverdale sawmill worker who died Wednesday when he became entangled in machinery as 43-year-old Raul Samano Lule of Ukiah.
The Cloverdale Fire Protection District responded to the fatal incident at the Redwood Empire Sawmill on McCray Road around 1 p.m. Wednesday, Battalion Chief Rick Blackmon said.READ MORE: Demonstration in Oakland to Protest Police Shootings Turns Violent
Lule was pronounced dead at the scene. He was found near a conveyor belt in the main sawmill of the facility, Blackmon said.
The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health was investigating the workplace death.READ MORE: Man Ripping Down Flyers Promoting AAPI Anti-Hate Rally Caught on Camera in Mountain View
Lule’s autopsy was scheduled for Friday morning.
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