A worker has died at the Nissan assembly plant in Smyrna, TN following an accident. According to The Detroit News, the tragedy happened Thursday and involved a large electric panel that fell while it was being moved. The victim was not a Nissan employee, he was a worker for Michigan-based supplier Complete Automation.
Though some critics argue that UAW members get paid too much for simply building cars, we should remember that such a task is actually complicated and can be quite dangerous. We are reminded of this sober fact today after learning that a Ford worker was killed this morning in an accident on the final assembly line at Ford's Wayne Stamping and Assembly Plant where the Focus is built. This past week the plant was celebrating the first run of 2008 Ford Focus cars off the line with Ford CEO Alan Mul