An Ashley County man was killed Monday in an industrial accident at Georgia-Pacific’s paper mill in Crossett.
Robert H. Wesson, 41, of Hamburg reportedly was operating a paper loading machine when he became entangled in the machinery. The result was a fatal head injury, according to the Ashley County coroner.
Wesson’s body has been sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab for an autopsy. The accident is under investigation.
Wesson worked for Georgia Pacific 21 years.