Man Dies at St. Charles Sewer Plant

ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — Police in St. Charles are investigating after a sewer plant worker died in a sewer pit.

The accident happened Tuesday. The name of the victim has not been released.

Authorities say a man in his 50s apparently became trapped at a lift station that is part of Boschertown Wastewater Treatment Lagoons. Co-workers found the man unconscious and unresponsive.

Officials say the cause of death was not immediately clear.

© Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.


More From CBS St. Louis

KMOX Podcasts
As Heard On KMOX

Listen Live