Entergy officials say Thursday incident involved contractor fall

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Entergy officials say the incident that happened at the company's Nelson plant on Thursday involved a fall by a contractor "within a confined space."

Officials said the fall happened while the contractor was performing scheduled maintenance in one of the units there.

The man was transported for medical care, officials said. They did not comment on his condition.

Maintenance activities at the unit were suspended pending the completion of the safety review, officials said.

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