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Woman crushed to death in North Texas recycling plant accident

Police say a bale of recycled materials crushed a woman to death early Thursday morning at a North Texas recycling plant. (Image/video courtesy: KTVT / Newsource)

Police say a bale of recycled materials crushed a woman to death early Thursday morning at a North Texas recycling plant.

It happened at Republic Services in Fort Worth.

According to investigators, 31-year-old Renisha Mitchell was working in a warehouse when the 2,000-pound bale fell on her.

Investigators say a stack of bales became unstable which caused two bales to fall, one of them crushing the woman.

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