Police: 1 dead in Shelby industrial accident

Observer Staff ReportsJanuary 31, 2014 

— One person was killed in an industrial accident Friday morning, Shelby police have confirmed.

The victim died when a pipe exploded at the construction site of KSM Castings, on Plato Lee Road on the north side of Shelby, according to authorities. The incident was reported about 9 a.m.

KSM Castings announced a year ago that it would open an auto parts plant in Shelby.

Police say the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is handling the investigation. The name of the victim has not been released.

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