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Woman 'serious' after caught in machine

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Gazette Staff
October 26, 2007
— A 30-year-old Janesville woman was in serious condition this morning at University Hospital in Madison after an industrial accident Thursday afternoon at Lear Seating, 3708 Enterprise Drive.

Debra Knopesí head and neck were trapped inside a machine on a seat assembly line where she was working at 1:39 p.m. She had been freed by the time emergency crews from the Janesville Fire Department arrived, a spokesman from the department said.


Knopes was transported to Mercy Hospital before being flown to Madison



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