Employee dead after incident at Georgetown Toyota plant

Employee dead after incident at Georgetown Toyota plant
Published: Nov. 15, 2022 at 12:48 PM EST
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GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WKYT) - An employee is dead after an incident at the Georgetown Toyota plant on Tuesday.

According to the coroner, 39-year-old Diego Garcia died after something fell on him. The coroner says Garcia had worked at Toyota for several years.

Toyota released this statement:

On November 15, an incident occurred at Toyota Kentucky at approximately 11:00 a.m. EST, which resulted in a team member fatality. We are working closely and cooperating fully with all agencies and investigations into the incident. Words cannot express our sadness for our fellow team member and our deepest sympathies go to his loved ones.

Toyota officials told us they will not be releasing further information about what happened at this time.

The coroner says Garcia’s cause of death is still under investigation.

A fundraiser for Garcia’s family is available here.