Employee killed in industrial accident at S&D Coffee in Concord

Employee killed in industrial accident at S&D Coffee in Concord

CABARRUS COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - An employee was killed in what officials are calling an industrial accident at a plant in Concord Monday morning.

The incident happened around 9:30 a.m. at the S&D Coffee & Tea facility on the 300 block of Concord Parkway. Officials said Cabarrus EMS was called to the facility for a traumatic emergency.

One person was killed in the accident. The victim's name has not been released.

S&D released a statement about the incident Monday afternoon.

On Monday, January 8, 2018, there was an unfortunate accident at the S&D Coffee & Tea facility in Concord, NC, that resulted in the death of one of our employees. We are devastated and doing everything we can to support our employees and his family, friends, and coworkers right now. S&D has maintained a sterling safety record over its 90 years of operations, and safety remains the highest priority along with our family here at S&D. We are working with counselors from our employee assistance program and getting the right resources in place to provide support. We are also working diligently with the appropriate agencies on a detailed investigation and will communicate additional information as it becomes available.

Officials have not revealed any details about the accident.

Concord police are investigating.

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