(KTRK) A teen has died in North Carolina after he was pulled into a wood chipper on his first day on the job.
Mason Cox, 19, was putting tree limbs into the wood chipper outside a job site in Kings Mountain when business owner Jon Crawford and other workers heard the machine get bogged down.
WRAL-TV reports Cox was attempting to kick a tree branch that got jammed in the machine when was pulled in.
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Crawford hit the kill switch and put the machine in reverse, but it was already too late. Cox was pulled into the machine, sending his co-workers and boss into a tailspin of emotion.