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Man injured in accident at Nucor-Yamato

Thursday, April 18, 2013

The Courier News received confirmation Thursday afternoon that an accident took place at Nucor-Yamato Steel, located on Highway 18 east of Blytheville.

Reportedly, an unidentified worker was struck by an I-beam, which apparently pinned his leg. First responders had him flown to The Regional Medical Center in Memphis. His condition was unknown.

Nucor-Yamato's Keith Prevost confirmed the incident Thursday evening. Prevost said the man's injuries were not considered serious, and that he was flown to The Med mainly as a precaution.

sharris@couriernews.net

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