• January 18, 2017

Phillip Harrell Killed in Industrial Accident in Sikeston, MO

Sikeston, MO -- An industrial incident in the area of Sikeston, MO Thursday, January 15, 2017 claimed the life of 44-year-old Phillip Harrell.

Sources say the man was operating a forklift about 9:14 p.m. when the incident happened. The incident took place at the Illing Company, a packaging plant, located at 103 S. Acres Drive. Mr. Harrell was killed at the scene of the incident. The details of the incident are sparse and authorities had yet to determine the cause.

The official investigation into the incident is ongoing and may reveal more details as it concludes.

The preliminary press release provided no further information at the time of its release.

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