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Man killed after fall at sewage treatment plant identified

August 3, 2011 |  9:02 am

6a00d8341c630a53ef01539062d A man who died after falling about 30 feet while working at a city sewage treatment plant near Los Angeles International Airport was identified Wednesday.

Edgar Alejandro Gonzalez, 30, of Tujunga was pronounced dead Tuesday afternoon at the Hyperion Treatment Plant in Playa del Rey, according to fire and coroner’s officials.

Gonzalez, who worked for a private contractor, was doing framing work when he fell from a wall, officials said.

His death is being investigated by the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health.

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Image: Map shows location where Edgar Alejandro Gonzalez died in a fall. Credit: Times' Mapping L.A.

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