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.