According to information from PECO, an employee died this morning in an accident at Peco Foods facility in Pocahontas.

Peco Foods released a statement saying the death happened in the truck shop of the Pocahontas facility.

The name of the victim has not been released.

Statement from PECO:
Early this morning one of our team members was involved in a fatal accident in the Pocahontas truck shop. Our thoughts, prayers and sympathies are with their loved ones. Safety is our top priority and has been since our company’s founding. We are working with the proper authorities to ensure a thorough investigation of this incident is completed.