Man loses legs in accident at ExxonMobil on Thanksgiving Day - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Man loses legs in accident at ExxonMobil on Thanksgiving Day

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

A man working at ExxonMobil Baton Rouge Refinery lost both of his legs Thanksgiving Day.

Officials with ExxonMobil say the contractor was injured during the course of regular operations. The man was treated at the scene and taken to the hospital for treatment. 

"We regret that this incident occurred. Our thoughts and prayers are with the contractor and his family, said Refinery Manager Mark Northcutt.

Officials are investigating how the accident happened.

The identity of the man injured has not been released.

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