A family-owned daily newspaper serving Riverton, Lander and Fremont County, Wyoming since 1949

Sugar co-op cited over plant death

May 16, 2014 - The Associated Press

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services has cited the Western Sugar Cooperative with 12 violations stemming from a workplace fatality that occurred at its facility in Lovell in January.

The department on Thursday proposed a fine of $71,000 after 28-year-old Anfesa Galaktionoff died Jan. 4 when she fell into equipment that uses water to carry and wash sugar beets before processing.

Get your copy of The Ranger online, every day! If you are a current print subscriber and want to also access dailyranger.com online (there is nothing more to purchase) including being able to download The Mining and Energy Edition, click here. Looking to start a new online subscription to dailyranger.com (even if it is for just one day)? Access our secure SSL encrypted server and start your subscription now by clicking here.

County Weather

Photo Gallery

Twitter Feed (Follow Us!)

Contact Us  © 2015 Riverton Ranger, Inc.