Contract worker killed by machinery malfunction at Intel, police say

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.

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