Worker dies after falling down elevator shaft at Kosmos Cement Plant

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by WHAS11

WHAS11.com

Posted on February 21, 2014 at 11:34 AM

Updated Friday, Feb 21 at 7:18 PM

VALLEY STATION, Ky. (WHAS11) – A worker died at the Kosmos Cement Plant, located in the 15000 block of Dixie Highway on Friday, Feb. 21.

That accident happened around 10 a.m. Friday.

According to MetroSafe a medical helicopter was called to the scene and Dixie Highway was shut down for a period of time so the helicopter could land, but left the scene without a patient.

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According to LMPD the worker was cleaning when he fell four floors down an elevator shaft. The worker was pronounced dead at the scene.

The man's name has not been released.

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