Feds Investigating Accidental Death at Rice Mill

DECEMBER 28, 2004 - Posted at 3:47 p.m. CST

STUTTGART, AR - Federal safety investigators are looking into the accidental death of a worker who fell at a rice mill in Stuttgart.

Clifton Darnell Guydon, 42, of Stuttgart, died at the Producers Rice Mill on December 18.

He fell 26 feet from a roof to be refurbished by McCollum Roofing of Stuttgart.

Producers Rice Mill president Keith Glover says the Occupational Safety and Health Administration will handle the investigation.  Glover says the matter is between OSHA and the roofing company, for which Guydon worked.

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