TWIN FALLS, Idaho — Potato processing company Lamb Weston has announced that an employee at its Twin Falls facility died in an industrial accident last week.
Twin Falls County Coroner Gene Turley said Sadia Kawa, 48, died in the accident Wednesday, the Idaho State Journal reported.
The plant was closed and an investigation was ongoing, Lamb Weston spokeswoman Shelby Stoolman told the Boise newspaper. No other details about the accident were released.
“We are heartbroken over the tragic loss of a team member today, and we offer our sincere condolences to Ms. Kawa’s family and friends for their loss,” Stoolman said in a statement.
Lamb Weston produces frozen potato products in Twin Falls that are sold to retailers across the country.