Tyson Worker Fatally Injured At Neb. Plant

Thu, 03/15/2012 - 1:00pm
The Associated Press

DAKOTA CITY, Neb. (AP) — Tyson Foods Inc. said Thursday that worker has been fatally injured at a company beef plant in northeast Nebraska.

Tyson spokesman Gary Mickelson saaid paramedics were called to the Dakota City plant early Thursday morning.

The man was a maintenance employee who had been working on a piece of equipment.

Mickelson said the man was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. His name has not been released.

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration is being notified, and Mickelson says a company team of safety and operations management staff members will investigate.


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