Man killed in Guntersville elevator accident at Pilgrim’s Pride



Jan 6, 2020


GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - A man is dead following an accident involving an elevator at the Pilgrim’s Pride plant.


The incident happened on Monday at the company’s Guntersville facility located off Highway 227.


A spokesman with the Guntersville Police Department says one person was killed at the plant. A supervisor at the Guntersville Fire Department confirmed the death occurred as the result of a falling elevator.


The injured man was taken to the hospital and later pronounced dead.


A company spokeswoman identified the man as 36-year-old Gabriel “Seth” Brutley.


“Pilgrim’s is saddened to report the accidental death of Gabriel “Seth” Brutley, 36, on Monday, Jan. 6, due to an incident at our production facility in Guntersville, Ala. We are cooperating with our partners in local law enforcement and OSHA to determine...


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