Police ID man in fatal fall into sludge

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Police in suburban Richmond have identified a worker who died after falling into a vat of sludge as a Kentucky resident.

Henrico Police identified the victim as 20-year-old John M. Carden of Irvington, Ky.

The death occurred early Saturday at a Henrico County water reclamation plant. Henrico Police Lt. D.C. Engels said the man fell into the semisolid material and had to be pulled out.

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration is leading the investigation.

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