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Authorities say man trapped in asphalt plant died

November 8, 2018

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a man died after falling into some equipment at a plant on the eastern edge of North Platte.

Firefighters and medics were sent to Western Engineering Co. around 1:50 p.m. Wednesday, but the 28-year-old man already had died. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office says he’d become pinned in an asphalt plant.

His name hasn’t been released.

The accident is being investigated.