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Contractor killed at natural gas terminal near Philadelphia

MARCUS HOOK, Pa. — Sunoco Logistics says a contractor has died in an industrial accident at its oil and natural gas storage and processing facility outside Philadelphia.

Company spokesman Joe McGinn says the contractor was fatally injured around 2:30 p.m. Monday at the Marcus Hook Industrial Complex near the Pennsylvania-Delaware border.

Sunoco Logistics did not release the contractor’s name.

McGinn says the company’s deepest sympathies are with the contractor’s family and friends. He says they’ve suffered a devastating loss.

Sunoco Logistics is converting the 800-acre Marcus Hook complex from an oil refinery to a natural gas storage facility and terminal.

In related news, Oil field alliance working to develop safety standards.

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