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For Immediate Release:
November 07, 2013

Media Contact:
Det. Roy Rutland

Topic: Industrial Accident/Death Investigation
Case #: PD131107021337
Date & Time of Occurrence: 11/07/2013 at approx. 1:30 p.m.
Address of Occurrence: 2410 N.W. 147th Street
  Opa-Locka, Florida
Deceased #1:
Deceased Name: Not Available , (W/M)
Deceased Age: Adult

Industrial Accident/Death Investigation

(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 
Miami-Dade Police Homicide detectives are conducting a death investigation as a result of an industrial accident at the above listed location. According to detectives, a large industrial storage tank exploded, killing one employee and injuring several others. The tank stored chemicals which when compromised, contaminated the site, causing injuries to several other employees. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue secured the HAZMAT scene and treated the injured employees. The investigation remains active/ongoing.


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