Accident Resulting in Death at Tyson Foods


Saturday morning, the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office reported they were dispatched to Tyson Foods parking lot at 14660 US Hwy 41 South in reference to a semi-tractor accident resulting in the death of a pedestrian.

Authorities tell Eyewitness News that Dwight Sharber of Slaughters, Kentucky was operating his Mack semi-tractor trailer in the parking lot when he struck an employee coming into work.

We’re told Glen Hawkins, 59, died. 

Tyson Foods has left a statement on the accident:

We’re deeply saddened by this tragic accident and the loss of one of our team members. We’re working with law enforcement to investigate what happened.

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