Garden City man killed in Tyson plant accident

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Tyson Foods Holcomb (KSN Photo)

GARDEN CITY, Kan. (KSNW) – The Finney County Sheriff’s Office said an employee at the Tyson plant was killed early Monday.

Deputies responded to the plant for a man not breathing. EMS transported the man, identified as 30-year-old Kendrick Gregory of Garden City, to the hospital where he died.

The Finney County Sheriff’s Office said their initial investigation showed that Gregory was doing maintenance on the harvest assembly line when he was pulled up by harness against a takeaway belt. Another co-worker was able to cut him free.

The sheriff’s office said the investigation is continuing.

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