Worker killed at Muskogee Georgia-Pacific plant

MUSKOGEE — Federal officials are investigating after a worker was killed in an accident at the Georgia-Pacific plant in Muskogee.

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: November 8, 2012
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MUSKOGEE — Federal officials are investigating after a worker was killed in an accident at the Georgia-Pacific plant in Muskogee.

Officials say emergency responders were called to the mill shortly before 11 a.m. Wednesday. A local newspaper reports that the man was working for Industrial Contractors of Oklahoma, which is an electrical contractor.

ICO's owner, Mike Huckaby, declined to release the worker's name. He says the company is working with officials to figure out what happened.

No details of the incident have been released.

A spokeswoman for Georgia-Pacific confirmed that a worker died but declined to identify him or say how he was killed.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the death.


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