Woman's arm amputated following industrial accident in Sheboygan County

SHEBOYGAN COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) – A 30-year-old woman needed to have her arm amputated after an industrial accident in Sheboygan County.

The accident happened around 9:45 Monday morning at Lakeside Foods in Random Lake.

The Sheriff’s Office said the woman's arm was amputated above the elbow. The Sheboygan County Dispatch Center used newly implemented protocol to help lead those on the scene through life saving procedures until first responders were able to arrive and apply a tourniquet.

The woman was taken by ambulance to an area hospital before being airlifted to another hospital for her injuries. 

The incident is under investigation.

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