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Welder killed in industrial accident

Man dies in industrial accident. (Source: TPSO) Man dies in industrial accident. (Source: TPSO)
(WVUE) - Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's deputies arrived at the Modern American Recycle Service in Gibson on Wednesday just after 9 a.m. after getting a call about an industrial accident.

According to a news release, investigators say MARS employee James Lafleur fell 55-60 feet from a platform to the base of a barge. Emergency responders rushed him to Teche Hospital in Morgan City, where doctors pronounced the 44-year-old dead.

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