Summerford Company releases statement regarding the industrial accident

By: Patrick Claybon Email
By: Patrick Claybon Email

Monday, 15-year old Brian Jacobs Jr. was airlifted to the hospital after an industrial accident at Summerford Pallet company in Ashford.

The incident is now under investigation by multiple agencies and the company released this statement Wednesday afternoon:

"Summerford Pallet Company, Inc. is currently is the process of conducting it’s own corporate investigation into the accident on Monday, June 8, 2009. In addition to this we are currently cooperating with various Federal and state agencies as they conduct their own investigation. We will be happy to let you know any further information as soon as we are able to discuss the details. Our thoughts and prayers are with the young man and his family and we would like to thank all the emergency responders and our community for their aid and prayers in the situation."

At last check, Brian Jacobs remains in the medical center in fair condition.

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