from The Daily Mail

Feet first into the meat grinder: Gruesome death for sausage factory worker chewed up in front of his horrified colleagues

Father-of-four was conscious when he fell into machine – Coworkers watched in disbelief as it ripped his legs off

Tragic: Michael Raper was cleaning the grinder when he fell in

A 26-year-old sausage factory worker suffered a grisly end when he slipped and fell feet first into a meat grinder which chewed off his legs and killed him.

Father-of-four Michael Raper was trapped from the waist down for two excruciating hours after he become entangled in the huge auger at the Bar S Foods plant in Lawton, Oklahoma.

Amid gruesome scenes co-workers watched in horror before frantic emergency workers managed to cut the machine in half and free him.

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