TOOELE COUNTY, Utah — A man died Saturday after an industrial accident at a Utah magnesium plant.
The accident occurred around 8:20 a.m. at U.S. Magnesium, located in the West Desert near the southeast shore of the Great Salt Lake.
The Tooele County Sheriff's Office said 61-year-old Robert Self, a contractor from Livermore, California, was working on a trailer-mounted boiler when it exploded, causing fatal injuries.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration responded and is investigating the cause of the explosion. The sheriff's office is assisting.