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1 person is dead after workplace accident at Kosmos Cement Plant

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Metrosafe confirms that one person has died after a workplace accident at Cemex Kosmos Cement Plant on Dixie Highway. 

The call came in around 6:43 p.m. 

LMPD Officer Roger Collins says the victim is a man in his 30's or 40's and was pronounced dead on the scene, but did not say whether or not the victim was an employee at the plant.

"It appears to be a pulley system mechanical failure and again that's all preliminary until Louisville police homicide investigates to get a more detailed account of what happened tonight," Collins said. 

Officials say the death is being consider a workplace accident involving a pulley system. No foul play is suspected.

LMPD's Homicide Unit is investigating the case. 

We have a crew at the scene and will update this story as more information becomes available. 

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