Man dies in industrial accident in Hayden


A man was killed in an industrial accident this afternoon at a wood treatment plant in Hayden, confirms Blount County Sheriff Loyd Arrington.

The victim, whose name has not yet been released, got caught in some type of machinery and was killed. The accident happened around 3:30 p.m.

Sheriff Arrington did not know the exact name of the wood treatment plant where the accident occurred, but said it was on Highway 160.

We will update this story with more information as it becomes available.

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