Explosion at French Nuclear Site, One Dead

September 12, 2011 Updated Sep 12, 2011 at 9:45 AM EDT

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Explosion at French Nuclear Site, One Dead

September 12, 2011 Updated Sep 12, 2011 at 9:45 AM EDT

An explosion at a nuclear waste treatment site in France killed one person and injured four others Monday, according to a story in the New York Times.

French officials said there was not a radiation leak at the site, which has no nuclear reactors, according to the report. A spokesman for the site's owner said it was an industrial accident, not a nuclear one.

Read the New York Times story HERE.