Coca-Cola plant accident fatally crushes one in E. Baltimore

A person was killed this morning when a trailer fell at a Coca-Cola bottling plant in East Baltimore, according to a statement from the city Fire Department.

Few details were immediately available. Chief Kevin Cartwright, a fire spokesman, said the accident occurred about 10:30 a.m. at the plant in the 700 block of Kresson St., near East Monument Street and Pulaski Highway.

The identity of the worker and other details, such as age and gender, have not yet been released. Cartwright said the victim was a vender contracted to work at the plant. The victim was not a Coca Cola employee, he said.

How the accident occurred is under investigation. The trailer fell on top of the victim, officials said.

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