Man dead after industrial accident in Gilbert

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PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

Authorities say a man was killed Monday morning after an industrial accident in Gilbert.

Gilbert Police spokesman Darrell Kruger said Matthew Ellsworth, 34, died after he was hit in the head by a steel beam while at work.  

Kruger said Ellsworth was working at S & H Steel Company, 620 W Commerce Ave., Monday around 7:40 A.M. when the accident happened.

Fire officials say paramedics treated Ellsworth and took him to a nearby trauma center where he died a short time later.  

The investigation into the incident continues.

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