Delek employee passes away at work - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Delek employee passes away at work

TYLER, TX (KLTV) -

A spokesman for the Delek Refinery made this statement Tuesday about the death of an employee Monday night:

"Delek confirms that one of its employees passed away last night after suffering an unknown medical issue on the job site. Upon learning of the employee's medical issue, first responders were immediately called to the scene and transported him to the hospital. An internal investigation is underway, and Delek is working with proper authorities in this tragic situation. Our thoughts and prayers are with our colleague's family at this difficult time."

The name of the employee is not known at this time. The spokesperson could not elaborate on what the medical issue was.

Delek added that they investigate any incident that occurs on-site to better understand what happened. They said their internal investigation is standard procedure.

KLTV 7 is still investigating the situation, and will have more information for you as soon as it becomes available.

Copyright 2013 KLTV. All Rights reserved.

  • LocalMore>>

  • Feeding the Valley opens new warehouse

    Feeding the Valley opens new warehouse

    Thursday, March 30 2017 4:12 PM EDT2017-03-30 20:12:23 GMT
    (Source: Matt Clegg/WTVM)(Source: Matt Clegg/WTVM)

    Feeding the Valley is giving us an early look of their new warehouse. The new food bank is located off Flat Rock Road and will celebrate its official grand opening on Friday.

    More >>

    Feeding the Valley is giving us an early look of their new warehouse. The new food bank is located off Flat Rock Road and will celebrate its official grand opening on Friday.

    More >>
  • WHINSEC hosts Women, Peace, and Security Symposium

    WHINSEC hosts Women, Peace, and Security Symposium

    Thursday, March 30 2017 2:10 PM EDT2017-03-30 18:10:07 GMT
    (Source: Denise Mosley/WTVM)(Source: Denise Mosley/WTVM)

    The role and importance of women in peace and security is the subject of a symposium hosted by the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation at Fort Benning Thursday.

    More >>

    The role and importance of women in peace and security is the subject of a symposium hosted by the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation at Fort Benning Thursday.

    More >>
  • Georgia Southwestern nursing professor to deploy to Afghanistan

    Georgia Southwestern nursing professor to deploy to Afghanistan

    Thursday, March 30 2017 3:08 PM EDT2017-03-30 19:08:37 GMT
    Romona Mulleins-Foreman, N.D.P. (Source: Georgia Southwestern State University)Romona Mulleins-Foreman, N.D.P. (Source: Georgia Southwestern State University)

    A Georgia Southwestern State University assistant nursing professor is getting ready to deploy to Afghanistan.

    More >>

    A Georgia Southwestern State University assistant nursing professor is getting ready to deploy to Afghanistan.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly