Woman loses arm in Random Lake industrial accident

Random Lake Fire Department AmbulanceRANDOM LAKE – A woman lost an arm Monday morning in an industrial accident.

At approximately 9:45 AM on Monday, October 9th, the Sheboygan County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting an industrial accident at Lakeside Foods, located at 209 Allen Street in Random Lake.

A 30-year-old female suffered an amputation of an arm above the elbow according to Sergeant Shawn Splivalo. The Sheboygan County Dispatch Center, utilizing newly implemented Emergency Medical Dispatch protocol, led persons on scene through life saving procedures, until deputies arrived on scene and applied a tourniquet.

The victim was transported by Random Lake Fire Department Ambulance to Aurora Medical Center in Grafton. From there, she was taken by Fight for Life to Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee. The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Random Lake Fire Department and Orange Cross Ambulance.

The incident remains under investigation.

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