Second person dies from injuries sustained in steel facility incident

FAIRFIELD, Ala. (WIAT) – A second person injured in an incident at U.S. Steel’s Fairfield Works Q-BOP has died from his injuries. Leo Bridges passed away Tuesday at 10:34 a.m. from injuries sustained in the Sunday incident.

Edward Bryant was also killed in the accident. Mac Bedwell is listed in critical condition in UAB Hospital.

The incident happened Sunday evening at the facility in Fairfield.

OSHA is launching an investigation into the incident.

WIAT 42 News will update this story with more information as it becomes available.

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