Authorities respond to 'accidental stabbing' at Aberdeen beef plant

 

By Kelda J.L. Pharris, Aberdeen News (SD)

Apr 14, 2019

 

What's being described as an accidental stabbing was reported Saturday afternoon at the DemKota Ranch Beef plant south of Aberdeen.

 

"It was an accidental stabbing out at the beef plant," said Brown County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Dave Lunzman Sunday morning.

 

Late Sunday afternoon, Lunzman added that, "He was on a platform, slipped and ended up stabbing himself."

 

The man was taken to Avera St. Luke's Hospital by Aberdeen Fire & Rescue to be treated for his injury from a butcher-style knife, according to Lunzman. The man's condition was unknown late Sunday afternoon, but by earlier indications he was going to be OK, said Lunzman...

 

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