Man killed in industrial accident behind Epcot theme park at Walt Disney World

Credit: Gustavo Caballero

Credit: Gustavo Caballero

A man was killed after falling at a site behind the Epcot theme park at Walt Disney World, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office.

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The incident occurred around 5:14 p.m. Tuesday behind the France Pavilion at the park.

Reedy Creek firefighters pronounced the man dead at the scene. He was later identified as 58-year-old George Grimes.

Deputies said the preliminary investigation indicates there was no foul play involved.

Officials described the man as a "worker" but did not specify what his job is.

Officials with Walt Disney World did not immediately return requests for comment.

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