Man Hurt in Accident This Morning at Black Oak Gin

BLACK OAK, AR - Emergency responders in eastern Craighead County were called to the Black Oak Gin this morning, where an employee was injured.

A spokeswoman at the Craighead County 911 Emergency Dispatch Center said the victim apparently got one of his legs caught in an auger at the gin.  The accident happened at approximately 7:15 a.m.

The identity of the victim has not yet been revealed, but he was described as an Hispanic male, who was airlifted to a hospital in Memphis.