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Contractor killed at steel plant
Corus Port Talbot
Police and the Health and Safety Executive are investigating
A worker has been killed in an incident involving a vehicle at the Corus steel plant in Port Talbot.

The company said the man died following the incident which happened at 2315 GMT on Sunday. No-one else was involved.

The 46-year-old is thought to be a contractor who was not involved in the steelmaking process.

Police and the Health and Safety Executive have both launched investigations. The man's family have been informed.

The death comes days before the sixth anniversary of the explosion at the plant which killed three workers and left a dozen others seriously injured.

The explosion on 8 November 2001 destroyed blast furnace number five, lifting it off its base and blasting out 200 tonnes of steel slag and hot gases.



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