PPC employee drowns after falling into water reservoir

An internal investigation is under way at the Public Power Corporation’s Lignite Center of Western Macedonia, in northern Greece, after a 56-year-old man died in a work-related accident on Friday.

The man drowned after falling into a water reservoir while working a flotation device. It is believed that he became mired in mud at the bottom of the reservoir. He was transferred to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.