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.

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