UPDATE: Man Injured In Industrial Accident Dies

By Phillip Reed | preed@wtvo.com

Published 06/11 2014 08:34AM

Updated 06/11 2014 10:13PM

UPDATE (4:07pm): The Winnebago Co. Coroner's Office reports the victim, Jacob Frisella, has died from his injuries.  He was pronounced dead at 11:44am.  An autopsy is pending.

UPDATE (11:13am): Belvidere Police say a 21 year-old worker at Ventra was involved in an industrial accident.  He has been taken to St. Anthony Hospital.  Police say he's in critical condition.  The name of the victim is not being released at this time.

BELVIDERE (WTVO) -- A Chrysler spokesperson tells Eyewitness News that production at the Belvidere plant shutdown for five hours after an accident at nearby supplier, Ventra.

Spokesperson Jodi Tinson says that an accident at the supplier forced Chrysler to "short shift" around 10pm last night, eventually sending workers home at 1am. Tinson says as of 6am production at both plants were scheduled to be up and running.

Ventra officials have yet to comment on the nature of the accident at the plant.

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