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Man dies in accident at new Sanderson Farms plant

PALESTINE, January 2, 2014—A construction worker died in an accident at the new Sanderson Farms plant in Willow Creek Industrial Park, confirmed Palestine City Manager Wendy Ellis.

According to reports, the man was killed while working on Tuesday. The cause of the accident is unknown.

The identity of the victim has not yet been released, pending investigation. Palestine Fire Chief/ Fire Marshal Alan Wilcher is in charge of the investigation.

More information will be released as it becomes available.

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