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Man Killed After Getting Pulled Into Asphalt Grinder

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A man was killed on the job after getting caught in an asphalt grinder in Corona.

Rolando Anaya, 34, of Anaheim was working with a mobile asphalt crusher that is used to make a crushed aggregate base used in road construction, according to the Riverside Press-Enterprise. He got caught in a conveyor belt around 12:06 p.m. Monday and then he was pulled into the grinder.

The plant where he was working is owned by R.J. Noble Company, and it has been shut down while his death is investigated. Four employees of Cal-OSHA visited the plant and ordered it shut down until certain conditions are fixed. A spokeswoman for Cal-OSHA Kathleen Hennessey told the Press-Enterprise that she wasn't sure what those conditions were.