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Arbor Vitae man dies at Minocqua business

Tire changing incident occurred May 29


July 10, 2020 by Brian Jopek


The owner of Minocqua Tire & Auto is waiting for the results from the U.S. government’s Occupational Safety Heath Administration following the May 29 death of an employee there. 

Andrew G. Wilson, 47, Arbor Vitae, died when a forklift tire on a two piece split-rim he was working on exploded. 

According to the Minocqua police report on the incident, it appeared to the investigating officers Wilson “attempted to remove the four nuts and one bolt from the two piece rim while t...

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