Worker killed in mill accident in Mobile

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - A worker has died in a Thanksgiving Day accident at the Kimberly-Clark mill in Mobile.

Dave Dickson, a Kimberly-Clark spokesman, said 57-year-old Richard C. Smith was performing maintenance work on a pulp preparation area when he was killed.

It happened around 1:30 p.m.

Dickson said Smith's death appeared to be accidental, but is still under investigation.

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