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SpaceX employee dies in workplace accident

MCGREGOR, TX (KXXV) - Police are investigating the death of a SpaceX employee Wednesday after an accident at the company's local rocket development facility. 

The incident was not related to any rocket test.

The details on the accident or name of the victim have not been released because the victim's family has asked for it not to be.

SpaceX Communications Director John Taylor released a statement to News Channel 25 calling it a "terrible tragedy and the company's thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of our co-worker.
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