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Worker Killed By Six-Ton Steel Beam In East Boston

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A steel worker was killed in East Boston. (WBZ-TV photo)

A steel worker was killed in East Boston. (WBZ-TV photo)

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BOSTON (CBS) – A worker was killed after a steel beam fell and pinned him at Boston Bridge And Steel in East Boston Monday night.

The beam weighed six tons.

The incident occurred on property owned by Massport.

State and local police are investigating and federal safety officials will also be notified.

Authorities have not released the identity of the worker or the circumstances surrounding the accident.

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