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One person dead after accident at Procter and Gamble facility in Greensboro

North Carolina Department of Labor officials said the employee was hit by a piece of equipment, according to a preliminary investigation.
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GREENSBORO, N.C. — One person has died at a Procter and Gamble facility in Greensboro, according to the North Carolina Department of Labor.

Officials said NCDOL sent an Occupational Safety and Health Division officer to the scene this past Friday afternoon and will be investigating the accident. The NCDOL said from a preliminary investigation it appears the employee was struck by a piece of equipment and was caught between it and died. 

P&G issued the following statement:

"We are deeply saddened by the loss of our colleague at the Greensboro Brown Summit facility. The investigation is ongoing, we are working closely with authorities, and offering our full support to the family."

The NCDOL said the investigation could take several months. They have not released any more details at this time. 

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