On Tuesday, July 12, an employee of the Bar-S Foods manufacturing facility in Lawton, Okla. was involved in a tragic accident while cleaning a piece of equipment, the company reported in a press release statement. The employee sustained severe injuries, and was immediately transported to a local hospital where he died the next day. No other employees were involved in the incident. “The entire Bar-S Foods family is mourning the loss of our friend and co-worker,” said Tim Day, CEO and chairman of Bar-S Foods. “We extend our deepest condolences to the employee’s family, and we are committed to helping them and our employees get through this difficult period.” Bar-S Foods is cooperating with all government authorities, and the company is launching its own investigation into the incident. Bar-S Foods has a strong safety track record and is committed to ensuring the health and safety of all its employees.