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Worker killed in accident at Kansas Garmin construction site

November 27, 2017

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Olathe fire officials say a contractor died when a pipe ruptured at the site of a Garmin expansion plant in Olathe.

Olathe Fire Capt. Mike Hall said the person who died was working on a high-pressure valve Monday afternoon when it ruptured. He said the rupture occurred near a loading dock area of a warehouse.

No other injuries were reported.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Olathe police are investigating the incident.

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