Elgin man killed when machine explodes in Carol Stream
Feb 4, 2015 10:00 AM -
A 35-year-old Elgin man was killed late Monday night when the machinery he was working on exploded inside a Carol Stream factory, authorities said. Chad Nelson was using compressed air to test a machine for leaks when the machine exploded around 9:30 p.m. at MAAC Machinery, 590 Tower Blvd., on the village's east side, Carol Stream Fire District Battalion Chief Rob Schultz said. Schultz said Nelson was killed in the explosion, which did not damage the building.