Lab Accident Kills Yale Student

April 14, 2011

Michele Dufault, a Yale University senior, was killed Wednesday in an unusual lab accident in which her hair became caught in a lathe and she died of accidental asphyxia by neck compression, The Hartford Courant reported. Yale, state officials and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are all investigating the accident.

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