• Man killed in industrial accident behind Epcot

    By: Chip Skambis

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    BAY LAKE, Fla. - 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 dead at the scene. He was later identified as 58-year-old George Grimes. 


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

    Officials said the man works for Sunbelt Rentals 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. 

     

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