Identity of employee killed at Canton Fresh Mark plant released

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CANTON, Ohio– The Stark County Coroner’s Office released the name of the employee who was killed at the Fresh Mark plant in Canton.

Samuel Martinez was 62 years old.

Emergency crews were called to the facility on Harmont Avenue just after 5 p.m. Saturday.

The coroner’s office said Martinez’s leg was caught in a piece of machinery. An autopsy is scheduled for Sunday morning.

Fresh Mark produces bacon, hot dogs and deli meats.