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Person drowns at Reidsville Water Treatment Plant

Reidsville officials confirm someone hired by a contractor died.
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REIDSVILLE, N.C. — Editor's note: The above video is from a separate story. 

A person is dead after an accident at the Reidsville Water treatment Plant. It happened around 1 p.m. Tuesday.

The person was not a city employee but was employed by a contractor. The person drowned. We have not been told anything else about the victim or the incident. 

The city said the drowning appeared accidental but the Occupational Safety and Health Administration will investigate the death.

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