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Man killed in accident at Republic Paper plant

Lawton_Police are investigating the death of a 66-year-old man at the Republic Paperboard company, who was unloading the truck he was driving.

It happened around 7:30 Wednesday evening.

According to police, as the man opened the rear door on his tractor-trailer, a bale of cardboard fell out on top of him, killing him.

State medical examiners were called to the scene.

No one from the plant was initially available for comment.

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