By Heartland News
STE. GENEVIEVE, MO (KFVS) - An Illinois man is dead after an accident at the Holcim (US), Inc. cement plant in Ste. Genevieve Tuesday.
Vincent Lavite of Wood River, Illinois died after some type of accident at the plant around 3 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Ste. Genevieve county coroner.
Lavite was taken to a hospital in Festus and later air-liefted to Barnes Hospital in St. Louis where he died.
An autopsy is expected to be conducted Wednesday.
Lavite was not an employee at the plant, but a worker for an outside contractor.