|Subject:||Accidental Death Investigation|
|Location:||Continental 2701 West Omaha Ave Norfolk|
On October 30, 2021 at 5:46 PM, Madison County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Norfolk Fire and Rescue responded to a 911 call to the Continental plant at 2701 West Omaha Avenue in Norfolk, NE.
The call was that a 50 year old male had fallen from a lift and hit his head. Upon Deputies arrival, Norfolk Rescue was transporting male victim to Faith Regional ER, where he later died from his injuries.
From witness accounts, the male victim, Keith Polenske, of the Randolph area, had been working on a scissor-lift, when an automated crane struck the lift and caused it to tip over. This caused the victim to fall to ground, causing severe injuries.
The death investigation is being handled by the Madison County Sheriff’s Office and Madison County Attorney Joe Smith.
Sheriff Todd Volk
|Approve and send Last updated 11/02/2021 at 09:43 by Todd Volk|
|Sheriff Todd Volk|