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Longtime Employee Killed In Accident At BP Refinery In Carson

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CARSON (CBS) — A longtime employee of the BP refinery in Carson was killed Wednesday morning in an accident at the rail loading facility.

Los Angeles County firefighters responded to the call at 7:51 a.m.  Officials said a man in his 50s was working in the loading facility when he became pinned between two objects. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

KNX 1070′s Ron Kilgore reports.

refinery death Longtime Employee Killed In Accident At BP Refinery In Carson

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The victim’s name has not yet been released, but a spokesperson for BP says the company’s focus right now is to take care of the worker’s family.

The accident is under investigation by Cal OSHA.

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