Man Dies After Being Caught In Conveyor Belt

A LaPorte man has lost his life in a freak accident when his clothing became entangled in a conveyor belt. It happened early Friday morning at Markman Peat at the Kingsbury Industrial Park. A co-worker found the victim, identified as 41 year-old Alejandro Anguiano of LaPorte, caught in the machine. Emergency crews administered life saving aid to the victim who was transported to IU Health/La Porte Hospital. Ajejandro was pronounced dead upon arrival at the emergency room.  LaPorte County Sheriff's investigators say he died of blunt force trauma and asphyxiation. The coroner says he also suffered a broken neck.