Lampang man dies after arm becomes stuck in a corn compactor

A Lampang man has died after his arm became stuck in a corn compactor.

The accident occurred yesterday, Feb. 5 in Ban Pong, Ngao District.

According to reports, the victim, Mr. Boontham Luechai, 48 from Ban Pong was working on the compactor when his “arm was sucked in.”

Co-workers came to his rescue, freeing the arm and rushing him to Ngao District Hospital.

Unfortunately, Mr. Luechai injuries were too severe and he died a short time later.

Police are said to be investigating.