Man killed in workplace accident at Toyota in Georgetown

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GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WKYT) -- An investigation is underway following a fatal workplace accident at the Toyota plant in Georgetown.

Police say a worker became pinned between a truck and a trailer near gate 21.

Coroner Scott Goble says the worker was a contractor with Ryder. Goble says the employee got caught between the fifth wheel and a trailer while trying to connect the two.

The accident happened around 4:15 Tuesday morning.

The victim's name hasn't been released.

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky is working on a statement about the incident.

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