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FRANKLIN--A worker died Friday after an apparent crane accidenton the grounds ofInternational Paper.

Don Robertson, spokesman for Isle of Wight County, says he believes the man was a contract employee from Roanoke Rapids. NCand reportedly was trapped in a crane.

IPspokeswoman Julie Brennan saidthe manworked fora TSTissue, a company that's leasing spaceat the IPfacility. TSTissue recycles waste paper into tissue for napkins and towels.

The manwas taken to Southampton Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. His name hasn't been released.

Robertson believes the incident will be investigated by OSHA.

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