Worker killed by falling metal beam in Spring Valley

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SPRING VALLEY, Calif. – A worker died Wednesday after a metal beam fell at a structural steel company in Spring Valley, authorities said.

The industrial accident happened at West Coast Iron at 9302 Jamacha Road around 10:20 a.m., according to a San Diego County Sheriff’s Department official.

Coworkers performed CPR on the injured person until emergency crews arrived, authorities said. The person was taken to a hospital, where they died of their injuries.

OSHA was investigating the incident.

Sheriff's deputies remained at the scene after a metal beam fell on a worker at a Spring Valley steel company Wednesday.

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