NEW AUGUSTA, Miss. (From news reports) -- One person is dead after an accident at Georgia Pacific Leaf River Cellulose mill.
According to a company news release, 28-year-old Mark Chase Thornton, of Greene County, Mississippi, died Wednesday from injuries sustained at the mill in New Augusta.
Details of the accident were not disclosed.
The company's statement offered condolences to Thornton's family, friends and co-workers and said it's working with authorities to determine "the facts related to this unfortunate incident."