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35-year-old killed at NewPage mill in Rumford

RUMFORD (WGME) -- A crane operator is dead after an accident Monday afternoon at the NewPage mill in Rumford.  It happened around 2:30 p.m. Monday.

Rumford Police Chief Stacy Carter said Brant Munster, 35, of Newport, died from a fall while working on a crane inside the mill. 

Munster, an employee of Somatex Crane out of Pittsfield, was approximately 28 feet in the air doing repair work when he hit a roof support and fell. 

Rumford Police and OSHA are now investigating.