Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Coffee Guru Jim Karr Crushed To Death By Coffee Machine

A Chicago coffee expert has died after being crushed to death when a brewing machine he was trying to dismantle fell on him. Jim Karr was a popular coffee guru who had been director of brewing technology of the city's Intelligenstia for years. The 48-year-old had been trying to dismantle a commercial-grade coffee maker after an outside event at the city when he was crushed. Mr Karr, who had left Intelligenstia to set up his own coffee company - SteamVolt - died from serious head and chest injuries. An autopsy showed that he died from multiple injuries caused by being crushed. The death, which happened at a charity Bike the Drive event, has been ruled an accident, the Chicago Tribune reported. Friends and former colleagues quickly paid tribute to Mr Karr, who they described as a 'legend and mentor to the entire specialty coffee community'. Daily Mail Read More>>>>>

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