Man injured in accident at Millsboro Mountaire processing plant


Delaware State Police are investigating an industrial accident that injured a Virginia man.

The preliminary investigation determined the industrial accident occurred on Sunday, at 2:24 p.m., at Mountaire Millsboro, 29106 John J. Williams Highway. Mountaire is a chicken processor.

A 58-year-old man from Melfa, VA  was assisting with the renovation of the building on the Mountaire Complex. The man was working on the grated walkway removing the old grates and replacing them with new ones.  He fell about 20 feet and suffered serious injuries.

The Virginia man was removed from the scene by Millsboro EMS and transported to the Beebe Hospital and is currently listed in stable condition.

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