Industrial accident at Lone Star kills employee

Monday, June 3, 2002

An employee of Lone Star Industries was killed Monday morning after an industrial accident at the cement plant in Cape Girardeau.

Details were sketchy, but Cape Girardeau County Coroner Mike Hurst confirmed that a fatality occurred during an industrial accident at about 10 a.m. The person was pronounced dead at the scene at about 10:45 a.m., Hurst said.

Authorities were not releasing the victim's name until relatives could be contacted.

Lone Star Industries is 2524 S. Sprigg and is owned by a company based in Germany.

For details, see Tuesday's Southeast Missourian.

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