Workers severely injured at Empire fish-processing facility - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Police ID men injured at Empire fish-processing facility


Two men remain hospitalized after becoming entrapped in equipment at a Plaquemines Parish fish processing facility.

The accident happened just before 6 p.m. at Daybrook Fisheries in the 100 block Daybrook Lane in Empire, where two employees who were working on a fish counter/sorter became entrapped in the equipment.

Officers say that 28-year-old Manuel Hernandez, of Harvey, suffered a right leg injury in the accident. Raymond Carrasgquillo, 30, suffered injuries to both legs. Both remain in intensive care.

Officers say they are still investigating what caused the accident.

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