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Authorities Look into Mysterious Death at A Local Plant

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ARDMORE, OK-- The carter county sheriff's office continues their investigation into the death of a man at the Valero plant last night.

Sheriff Ken Grace said a 28-year-old man collapsed at the plant and later died.

According to a statement from Valero at about 10 p.m., a contractor was reportedly unconscious in one of the process units. The refinery's emergency response team responded immediately and the contractor was transported to a local hospital, where he died."

The statement goes on to say "there were no environmental impacts either inside the plant or in the surrounding community."

His death remains under investigation and his body has been sent to the medical examiners office for an autopsy.