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CONTRACT WORKER KILLED AT KENNECOTT

A contract worker was killed at the Kennecott Copper smelter Saturday afternoon, said a Salt Lake County sheriff's office spokesman.

Killed was:Loris Salazar, 35, Monument Valley.

Salazar died about 2:45 p.m. after a crane lifting metal pipes malfunctioned and dropped the load on his head, said Sgt. Jim Vaughn. The pipes trapped Salazar's head against some metal I-beams.

The plant's medical personnel tried unsuccessfully to revive Salazar. He died at the scene, according to Vaughn.