HILLSBORO, Ore. – A contract worker doing maintenance on a piece of machinery at the Ronler Acres Intel site in Hillsboro was killed as a result of a malfunction Wednesday afternoon.
Hillsboro police said there was nothing criminal about the incident and the death of 50-year-old Jay Elwell appears to be an accident.
Elwell worked for Raymond Handling Concepts Corporation.
A spokesperson for Intel said “they are deeply saddened by today’s accident” and they are working with local authorities to investigate.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration will conduct an investigation.