Pine Bluff, Arkansas (From staff reports) -- A GoFundMe page has been created to assist the family of the worker who was killed in an accident at the Twin Rivers Paper Company's Pine Bluff, Arkansas mill on January 13, 2021.
On the page, it noted, "On January 13, Norman Bullard was sadly taken from his wife Danielle and four children Na'Riyah Bullard, Danijah Patillo, Carter Bullard and Carson Bullard in a tragic workplace accident. Norman was employed by Twin Rivers Paper Company (an Atlas Holdings Company and Blue Wolf family of portfolio companies) at the Pine Bluff, AR plant. Norman's coworkers remember him as a genuinely great guy who was always there to put a smile on everyone's face."
The page can be accessed here.
Twin Rivers Paper Company issued a statement Tuesday, January 19, 2021 regarding Bullard's death and said the incident is currently under investigation by the relevant authorities.
"We are devastated by the loss of our colleague and friend from this tragic accident," said Tony Mollica, CEO of Twin Rivers Paper. "The Twin Rivers family is a strong, close-knit team across all of our locations, and our hearts and prayers are with his family and co-workers in Pine Bluff. We will do all we can to support them through this tragic loss and respectfully ask that their privacy be respected during this most difficult moment.
"Twin is focused on providing its team members with all necessary counseling and is cooperating fully with the investigation."