UPDATE: Man Killed in Industrial Accident Near Epcot’s France Pavilion

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A male worker has been killed in an industrial accident near Epcot’s France Pavilion, according to WFTV. According to their report:

A man was killed after falling at a site behind the Epcot theme park at Walt Disney World, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.

The incident occurred around 5:14 p.m. behind the France Pavilion at the park.

Reedy Creek firefighters pronounced the man, who has not been identified, dead at the scene.

Deputies said the preliminary investigation indicates there was no foul play involved.

Officials described the man as a “worker” but did not specify what his job is.

Officials with Walt Disney World did not immediately return requests for comment.

No further details are available at this time.

An industrial accident has been reported as having occurred near Epcot’s France Pavilion, according to WESH.

Per their report:

An industrial accident has been reported near a construction area by Epcot, officials said Tuesday evening.

Deputies were seen near the France Pavilion.

Few details are known at this time.

The mention of a construction near the France Pavilion suggests that this could be connected to the ongoing building of Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure, expected to open next year.

Keep reading WDWNT as we learn more about this story.

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