65-year-old man killed in Putnam County industrial accident

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A 65-year-old man was killed in an industrial accident at a Putnam County plant Wednesday.  

It happened at M&E Industries Inc. after police said a cap came loose from a “highly pressurized” tank, hitting Dewey Mayberry in the chest.  

Mayberry was taken to Cookeville Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.  

Mayberry had worked at the facility since 2003. 

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