Worker Dies Following Accident at a Sulphur Refinery
Officials with Turner Industries, Citgo, and OSHA are currently gathering information and interviewing witnesses who saw what happened during a fatal accident at the Citgo Refinery in Sulphur on Monday.
The employee, who has not been identified, was a contract worker for Turner Industries. The individual was working at the time of the incident at the Citgo Refinery in Sulphur. According to reports, the individual was injured while on the job and then transported to a local hospital. It was at the hospital the injured worker was pronounced dead.
Officials with Turner Industries say they are coordinating efforts with OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and onsite management at the facility to investigate the incident. A company spokesperson has also asked for thoughts and prayers for the victim's family at this difficult time.
More details on the incident as well as the identity of the victim are expected to be released in the near future. Meanwhile, the investigation into the accident is ongoing.