By Sara Powers

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — A 50-year-old employee has died after falling from an elevated catwalk at a Detroit-area steel company.

The man was pronounced dead at AK Steel following the fall, which occurred about 3:15 a.m. Friday, Dearborn police said.

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Foul play is not suspected, and Michigan’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has been notified and will be conducting a thorough investigation, police added.

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The employee was a resident of Dearborn, just west of Detroit.

The Associated Press left a message Friday afternoon seeking comment from AK Steel.

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