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EDENTON, N.C. (AP) -- An eastern North Carolina man has died in an accident at a peanut processing plant.

WITN-TV reported that Edenton police were called to the Seabrook Ingredients plant shortly before noon Thursday. Police say 25-year-old Steven Phelps of Edenton died in an apparent work-related accident. They did not say how he died.

The North Carolina Department of Labor will investigate the death.

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Information from: WITN-TV, http://www.witntv.com/

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