UPDATE: Victim identified in deadly Mohawk industrial accident
Police say an employee was killed in an accident at the plant located in the 1100 block of Duvall Road.
UPDATE: Mohawk issued a statement Tuesday on the industrial death of worker Vickie Dyer:
Vickie Dyer was pronounced dead at Mohawk’s Duvall Road facility in Chatsworth, Ga., on Friday evening, following an industrial accident. Company officials immediately contacted the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), and the company will cooperate fully during the agency’s ongoing investigation of the incident. The cause of the accident is unknown at this time.
Ms. Dyer joined Mohawk in March 2017, working first in Dalton, before transferring to the Duvall Road facility in July.
“All of us at Mohawk are deeply saddened by the passing of Vickie Dyer,” said Jerry Hendrix, vice president of human resources. “Our thoughts and prayers are with Ms. Dyer’s family, friends and colleagues during this difficult time.”
The company is grateful to the local first responders, law enforcement officers and the Murray County Coroner’s office for their professionalism and compassion while at the Duvall Road facility.
PREVIOUS STORY: The Chatsworth Police Department is investigating a deadly accident at Mohawk Industries Friday night.
It was reported around 8:00 p.m.
An official with the Murray County Coroner's Office says Vickie Dyer, 42, of Chatsworth was killed in an industrial accident at the plant located in the 1100 block of Duvall Road.
Details of the accident are under investigation.