GREENPORT, N.Y. (NEWS10) — An employee with ADM Milling in Greenport was killed in an industrial accident Tuesday morning, the Columbia County Sheriff’s office says.
Columbia County Sheriff David Bartlett said sheriff’s deputies were dispatched around 10:20 a.m. Tuesday to reports of a cardiac arrest in an elevator at ADM Milling. After an investigation, deputies found an ADM employee had been killed in an “industrial accident.”. The Sheriff’s Office confirmed the victim was from Ghent, New York.
The incident remains under investigation and sheriff’s deputies remain at the scene.
An ADM spokesperson issued the following statement:
“This morning, an ADM colleague was involved in a fatal accident while working at ADM’s flour mill in Hudson, New York. We are working with local authorities to investigate the situation surrounding the incident at this time.
At ADM, safety is our highest priority, and we are deeply saddened by this loss. We appreciate the quick response and assistance of the emergency responders, and our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of our colleague.”ADM spokesperson
At this time in the investigation, Columbia County Sheriff’s say foul play is not suspected and appears to be a tragic accident.