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on April 18, 2017

Tyson employee killed by tractor-trailer in parking lot

Accident occurred in Henderson County, Kentucky

From WATTAgNet:

A Tyson Foods worker suffered fatal injuries after being struck by a tractor-trailer in a parking lot at a Tyson poultry plant in Henderson County, Kentucky.

The victim, identified as Glen L. Hawkins, was walking into work at the plant on the morning of April 15 when the accident occurred.

“We’re deeply saddened by this tragic accident and the loss of one of our team members,” a spokesman for the company said.

Tyson Foods is cooperating with investigators on the matter.

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