Man Dies at Taunton Hummus Plant

TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) – Taunton police say a man has died in an accident at a hummus-making plant in the city.

Lt. John Joyce says officers went to Tribe Mediterranean Foods at about 2 a.m. on Friday for reports of an “industrial accident.”

A male victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

No name was released and the nature of the accident was not made public.

A call to the company before business hours was not immediately returned.

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