Jose Cordova Killed in Covington, TN, Cotton Bail Loader Accident
Covington, TN -- October 24, 2016, Jose Cordova was killed as the result of an accident in which he was struck by a cotton bail loader.
Occupational Health and Safety Administration investigators reported that Cordova was employed by Hatchie Gin Company, located at 4655 Highway 54.
An accident summary released by OSHA indicates that Cordova was working with a cotton bail loader at the time, though it's unclear whether or not he was operating it. Somehow, the loader ran into him, and it inflicted fatal crushing injuries to him.
It's unclear exactly what happened in the accident or how it occurred. OSHA did not release any further information regarding the incident. Additional details are pending further investigations.
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