1 killed in industrial accident at Lamb Weston in Twin Falls
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1 killed in industrial accident at Lamb Weston in Twin Falls

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Twin Falls Lamb Weston plant

Twin Falls' Lamb Weston plant is seen from across Rock Creek Canyon.

TWIN FALLS — A Lamb Weston employee died in an industrial accident at the company’s Twin Falls facility Wednesday morning.

Sadia Kawa, 48, of Twin Falls, died in the accident, Twin Falls County Coroner Gene Turley said.

Lamb Weston makes frozen potato products in Twin Falls that are sold to restaurants and retailers throughout the United States.

“We are heartbroken over the tragic loss of a team member today, and we offer our sincere condolences to Ms. Kawa’s family and friends for their loss,” company spokeswoman Shelby Stoolman said in a statement. “The plant is currently closed as we take this time to take care of our team members and conduct a thorough investigation into this terrible accident.”

No other details about the accident have been released.


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