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External Contractor Dies in an Accident at the Butterball Plant in Mount Olive, North Carolina

Mount Olive, North Carolina – An external contractor was killed in an accident at the Butterball plant on Thursday.

A spokesperson for Butterball released the following statement:

 “On Thursday, February 22, 2024, an external contractor’s employee working on a project at Butterball’s Mount Olive, NC facility passed away from injuries sustained during a tragic incident. We are deeply saddened, and we extend our sincere condolences to their family and friends. We will continue to coordinate closely with the relevant authorities as the investigation remains ongoing.”

No further details have been provided.

Thoughts on fatal injuries sustained at work

This terrible accident is a reminder of the daily risks plant workers face as they work tirelessly to earn a living. Details surrounding the incident remain minimal, and questions linger about what transpired and whether any lapses in safety protocols may have contributed to this tragedy.

The surviving family deserves answers, and trained professionals will need to conduct a thorough investigation to uncover the truth. If any negligence or oversight is found to have played a role in this incident, accountability must be had to provide the family with some sense of closure and to prevent similar occurrences in the future.

May the truth come to light and measures be taken to prevent such heartbreaking accidents from happening again.



The Ammons Law Firm represents clients nationwide in catastrophic injury and wrongful death litigation, with extensive experience in complex auto/tire defect and commercial vehicle cases.

Disclaimer: This post is not legal advice. Information contained in this blog was compiled from third-party sources or is the opinion of the author. Please inform us immediately if false or misleading information is contained in this post.


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