Kaytlin Loredo Killed in Work Accident in Grannis, AR
Grannis, AR — July 24, 2022, Kaytlin Loredo was fatally injured due to a work fall accident at around 4:30 p.m. at a business along Highway 71 South.
A preliminary summary report about the work accident was released by officials with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Their statements named Tyson Foods, Inc. as the business subject to the investigations. The stated address of the accident, 8564 Highway 71 S., appears to be a Tyson Foods facility.
According to the accident summary, 23-year-old Kaytlin Loredo was cleaning part of what the report calls "the evisceration line." Loredo was said to be on a 10-foot ladder while doing the cleaning, but somehow Loredo fell off of the ladder. When Loredo landed, it appeared she sustained a serious head injury. Reports indicate she died as a result of the fall.
No one else was said to be hurt in the reports. The OSHA summary listed two alleged violations relating to their investigations. There were recommended penalties amounting to $27,903. It appears the alleged violations were contested, and the current status of the potential fines is unclear at this time. No further information is publicly available.