Authorities report death at Charlotte plant

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    CHARLOTTE, NC (AP) — Emergency personnel in Charlotte say a worker at a recycling plant has died in an industrial accident.

    Multiple media outlets report the unidentified worker died around 1 p.m. Tuesday at Source Recycling.

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    A spokeswoman for the N.C. Department of Labor said state officials were told by Charlotte firefighters that the employee was struck by a forklift. Emergency workers say the employee was pronounced dead at the scene.

    The spokeswoman said the Occupational Safety Hazard Division will open an investigation.

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