An accident at a Mexico City brewery has killed seven people,
Corona beermaker Grupo Modelo said.
The accident happened in a tank that was undergoing
maintenance and cleaning, a spokeswoman for the company said
in a statement. No details were provided.
Grupo Modelo said it has informed authorities and has begun
investigating the accident.
"Modelo is deeply sorry for this incident and will support
the affected families permanently," the statement said.
The spokeswoman did not say whether the accident would affect
Modelo's Mexico City plant began operating in 1925, according
to the company's website.
The family-controlled Mexican brewer, maker of the No. 1
imported beer in the United States, is in the process of
being sold to Belgian-based Anheuser-Busch InBev.