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Tempe Fire: Person killed during work-related incident in Tempe

Posted at 2:18 PM, Jan 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-10 16:50:11-05

TEMPE, AZ — One person has died at a business in Tempe after a heavy object apparently fell on him or her, according to the Tempe Fire Department.

The incident happened at a business near Hardy Drive and Broadway Road around 1 p.m. Friday, said Andrea Glass, assistant chief, with the Tempe Fire Medical Rescue Department.

Glass told ABC15 in an email that a person was apparently moving a heavy object with a group of workers when the object apparently fell onto the victim, killing him or her.

The name of the business nor the victim have been released. It is not clear if any other workers were injured in the incident.

This is a developing story. Stay with ABC15 and for updates as they come into the newsroom.