Which is better than its deliberate slaughter of Rigoberto Alpizar in 2005. Still, this is a needless tragedy — and one which eloquently argues yet again for the elimination of this Satanic agency and the dangers it imposes on all of us, passengers and aviation’s employees alike:
11:11 am on February 22, 2012 Email Becky Akers
“Robert DeMarco[, 60 years old], a longtime employee of U.S. Airways, was killed about noon on Friday when he became lodged between the upper and lower parts of a conveyor belt in the U.S. Transportation Security Administration’s baggage inspection area at Terminal 4 [at Sky Harbor International Airport], according to Phoenix[, AZ,] police.
“Emergency crews responded, and DeMarco was pronounced dead at the scene.”