Anthony Lamattina Killed, Carson Drawdy Injured in Statesville, NC Workplace Accident
Statesville, NC -- January 10, 2020, Anthony Lamattina died and Carson Drawdy was injured due to an on-the-job accident.
The deadly events occurred in the afternoon on the premises of Lineage Logistics, a food storage and shipping facility located at 3766 Taylorsville Highway.
While specific details of those events have not yet been established, they involved a leak of ammonia, which the facility uses in the process of flash freezing chickens.
Mr. Lamattina, one of the workers exposed to the leak, died from his injuries. Mr. Drawdy was transferred to a hospital in Iredell, but the extent of his injuries is presently unknown.
A statement from the company indicated that Mr. Lamattina was a sub-contractor at the facility.