JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. — A man has died after he was found unconscious at a Jeffersonville workplace.

According to Justin Ames from the Jeffersonville Fire Department, the department received a call from the Valmont Coatings Gateway Galvanizing Facility on Brown Foreman Road just after 11 a.m. on Feb. 20.

When crews arrived at the scene, they found a man in his forties who was unconscious and unresponsive. Working with New Chapel EMS, they took life-saving measures and transported the man to University of Louisville Hospital.

The man was still showing signs of life when he arrived at the hospital.

The employee, who Valmont has identified as 49-year-old Marion Fletcher, died at the hospital.

It is unclear what happened to Fletcher, but the incident is under investigation by OSHA. 

Fletcher had been an employee with Valmont for nine months.

According to their website, Valmont Coatings is a "leading provider of hot dip galvanizing and protective coating services."

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