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Man loses arm in accident at Tyson plant

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) -- Hutchinson police say a man lost part of his arm in an industrial accident at the Tyson Foods plant in Hutchinson.

Lt. John Moore says the man's arm was caught in a conveyor belt and he was pulled in the machine on Monday afternoon. He lost his arm from about the elbow down.

The Hutchinson News reports ( ) the man was taken by medical helicopter to Via Christi's St. Francis in Wichita.

The man's identity has not been released.