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Man dies in industrial accident at Nucor Steel plant in Berkeley County

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A worker at Nucor Steel Plant in Huger was killed when a large piece of equipment fell on him. A worker at Nucor Steel Plant in Huger was killed when a large piece of equipment fell on him.
BERKELEY COUNTY, SC - Authorities are investigating an industrial accident that killed a man at a Berkeley County steel plant.

According to authorities Thursday morning June 12, a worker at Nucor Steel Plant in Huger was injured when a large piece of equipment fell on him.  44-year-old Cisco Agbunag, of Goose Creek was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Plant officials say the accident happened in an equipment shop where repairs are made.

The accident is being investigated by the Berkeley County Coroner's Office, Berkeley County Sheriff's Office and OSHA. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the exact cause of death. 

Workers at the plant melt scrap metal to recast it into sheet metal and I-beams. The plant employs more than 900 people.


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