VIENNA, GA. — A worker at Tyson Foods’ Vienna, Ga., poultry processing plant died in an industrial accident on Sept. 3.
The man was 58 years old, but no other details about the victim were released by Tyson or the Dooly County coroner. The report stated that the person was pronounced dead at the scene.
Tyson released the following statement on Sept. 8 regarding the investigation and the next steps.
“We're investigating the tragic death of a maintenance team member at our Vienna poultry plant,” the company said in a statement. “We've notified local authorities as well as OSHA about the accident, but have no other details to share at this time. We're deeply saddened by the accident and extend our thoughts and prayers to the team member's family, friends and co-workers.”