BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A man is dead after a workplace accident at Stupp Corporation, the East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner’s Office confirms.
Coroner Beau Clark confirms Stephen Deggs, 29, was killed Thursday morning in the incident. He says an autopsy will be performed Friday. The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office also responded to the scene. They say upon arrival, they were told by the director of Loss Control that around 9:30 a.m., emergency personnel responded to the facility for an industrial accident where Deggs was wedged between a pipe and a cutting machine.
Stupp Corporation is located on Ronaldson Road in Baton Rouge and produces pipelines for the safe transportation of gas, oil, and other products.