NEVADA, Iowa — One person is dead following what is being called an “industrial accident” at an ethanol plant in Nevada.
Nevada police say first responders were called to Verbio North American Biorefinery at 59219 Lincoln Highway at 12:28 pm on Thursday on a report of an accident. One person was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim’s name has not been released. Neither have any details about the accident.
Verbio released this statement through the Nevada Police Department:
“Verbio is saddened by this tragic accident and we will fully cooperate with authorities in their investigation of the accident. Employee safety is foremost in Verbio operations and we will be working with our subcontractors to ensure safe practices are being followed.”