UPDATE: Employee of contractor killed at LG&E/KU Carroll Co. generating plant

UPDATE: Employee of contractor killed at LG&E/KU Carroll Co. generating plant
The worker killed slipped into a coal ash pond. (Source: Air 3, WAVE 3 News)
The worker killed slipped into a coal ash pond. (Source: Air 3, WAVE 3 News)

GHENT, KY (WAVE) - A workplace accident at the LG&E/KU generating plant in Ghent, KY, has killed one person.

Natasha Collins, a LG&E spokeswoman, said the incident involved an employee of Tetra Tech, a global services company based out of Pasadena, CA, working at the facility.

Collins said around noon, the employee slipped into a coal ash pond. Plant personnel called EMS, but the worker was declared dead around 1:45 p.m.

The name of the victim has not been released.

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