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Man dies after accident at Amarillo's Tyson plant


This past Friday, Potter County deputies responded to a fatal industrial accident at Tyson Foods.

Investigators said 34-year-old Warren Jay Slaton was working on line equipment when he became pinned between several loaded pallets. When deputies arrived at Tyson, employees were conducting CPR on Slaton.

Slaton was pronounced deceased at the scene.

OSHA is conducting an investigation into this incident. Justice of the Peace Robert Taylor has ordered an autopsy.

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