USA, North Carolina: At least two workers have been killed, and the condition of a third worker is unknown, after an accident in a large power transformer at SPX Transformer Solutions on U.S. Route 117 near Goldsboro, according to authorities cited by BNO News.

2 workers die in accident at SPX transformer plant

USA, North Carolina: At least two workers have been killed, and the condition of a third worker is unknown, after an accident in a large power transformer at SPX Transformer Solutions on U.S. Route 117 near Goldsboro, according to authorities cited by BNO News.

Emergency crews were called to the plant at about 6 p.m. on Monday after an employee working in a large transformer became unresponsive. Two colleagues who entered the transformer in an attempt to help also became unresponsive.

The third employee was rushed to hospital.

It was not immediately known how the accident took place, though reports indicated that at least one of the employees may have fallen into a transformer.

The incident is under investigation.

Source: BNO News