Investigation underway for worker’s death

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NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. — Around 11AM on Monday morning, while working at Electric Boat's Quonset Point facility, a man was killed in an accident.

The employee, a subcontractor working for the general contractor, was fatally injured.  In a statement from General Dynamics Electric Boat, the exact cause of his death at the moment is unknown. 

After being taken to Kent Hospital, he was pronounced dead.  The man, whose name was not released, was constructing a new manufacturing building for the company.

Quonset Point General Manager Sean Davies says the company is extremely saddened by the man's death.

An investigation is underway.