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CANBY, Ore. A 55-year-old man was crushed to death by a 1,600-lb. plate of steel at BBC Steel Corporation in Canby Friday.

At 2:20 p.m. firefighters found the man had been crushed at the steel processing warehouse at 2001 SE Township Road.

Canby fire said they rarely respond to accidents at the steel company. The victim s name has not been released.

Investigators were working to determine the cause of the accident.

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