A work-related accident occurred at the Tracy City Public Utility’s (TCPU) water plant on Friday, May 22 has left one person dead.
According to Tracy City Mayor Nadene Moore the accident took place during the delivery of normal chemicals used for processing water. Unfortunately, the accident resulted in injuries to an employee at the plant and also resulted in the loss of life for the individual delivering the products.
The plant was immediately shut down remotely. The proper authorities were then notified and promptly responded.
The Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration is leading the investigation.