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Worker Crushed to Death at Purina Mills

December 19, 2018
A worker was crushed to death at Purina Mills in Lubbock, TX, after becoming caught in industrial equipment Monday evening.
 
Police did not release the name of the victim, who was pronounced dead at the scene.
 
Purina issued the following statement Tuesday: “A fatality occurred last evening at the Purina Animal Nutrition Plant, located at 212 E. Harvard Street in Lubbock, Texas. Human safety and welfare is our top priority and we will fully cooperate in an investigation into what occurred. Our sympathy and thoughts go out to all those impacted, but in particular, the individual’s family and friends during this terribly difficult time.”
 
An inestigation is underway.