Friday, August 25, 2000
Man dies in accident at Jergens plant
An industrial accident at the Andrew Jergens & Co. plant Thursday morning left a Mount Orab man dead.
Fire and police responded to the company on Spring Grove Avenue shortly after 10 a.m. According to a dispatch report, someone there called 911 to say that workers were doing cardiopulmonary resuscitation on an unconscious man who possibly had been crushed by machinery.
The man, Gary Ayers, 28, was killed. He worked for another company that was doing work at Jergens.