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Shipyard seriously injured in industrial accident


HALIFAX – Police say a worker at the Halifax Shipyard suffered life-threatening injuries when he was struck by a piece of equipment.

The industrial accident was reported Tuesday at 7 p.m. Halifax Regional Police say the 40-year-old man fell after he was hit by a piece of metal.

He was taken to the QEII Health Sciences Centre.

The provincial Labour Department has been called in to investigate.

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