- Associated Press - Tuesday, March 29, 2016

MANASSAS, Va. (AP) - Police and fire officials say a worker was killed and several others were hurt when a large rack collapsed at a food service warehouse in Prince William County.

County Police said in a news release the collapse occurred about 3:40 p.m. Tuesday at the Reinhart Food Services warehouse in Manassas.

Thomas Jarman, battalion chief of the county fire and rescue department, tells The Washington Post that the rack was about 30 feet high and 150 to 200 feet long. He says workers were trapped or pinned when it fell.

Police say one male employee was pronounced dead at the scene. Injured employees were taken to area hospitals.

Police and fire officials and investigators from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are investigating the cause of the collapse.

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