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One man dead, another in hospital, after tanker truck accident in Hamilton, Ont.

Two men entered a tanker truck at a tank wash facility and collapsed. There is no word on what the truck contained

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HAMILTON—One of two men who were rescued from a tanker truck in Hamilton, Ont. late Jan. 25 has died in hospital.

The industrial accident took place at the Ontario Tank Wash at about 5:30 p.m.. The company washes large industrial tanks, typical railcars and truck trailers.

Hamilton police say one employee entered the tanker and then collapsed, and a second employee went to check on that man and also collapsed.

Both men were later found by another employee.

The second man was taken to hospital in life-threatening condition but police say he is now in stable condition.

There was no immediate word on what was in the tanker to cause the unidentified men to collapse.

—with files from CP24

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