One man injured by a forklift at Tyson Beef Plant

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Authorities in Dakota City, Nebraska are investigating a workplace accident at the Tyson Beef Plant this afternoon.

Around 1:00 PM rescue crews from South Sioux City and Dakota City were called to that business for a report that a man had been injured by a forklift.

A Tyson spokesman tells Siouxland News this evening that one employee was taken to a local hospital, and the company is investigating the accident.

Tyson Foods spokesperson said in a statement:

"We're investigating an accident that happened at our Dakota City, Nebraska, plant today. One team member was transported to an area hospital. We're grateful for the swift response and assistance of local emergency personnel."

That employee's name is unknown and they've been released from the hospital at this time.

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