35-year-old killed at NewPage mill in Rumford
RUMFORD (WGME) -- A crane operator is dead after an accident Monday afternoon at the NewPage mill in Rumford. It happened around 2:30 p.m. Monday.
Rumford Police Chief Stacy Carter said Brant Munster, 35, of Newport, died from a fall while working on a crane inside the mill.
Munster, an employee of Somatex Crane out of Pittsfield, was approximately 28 feet in the air doing repair work when he hit a roof support and fell.
Rumford Police and OSHA are now investigating.