CF Industries provides update on incident at Donaldsonville facility

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

At approximately 6 p.m. Friday evening an incident at CF Industries' facility in Donaldsonville, La., resulted in fatal injuries to Ronald "Rocky" Morris, Jr., a 34-year employee with the company. In addition, the following CF Industries employees were injured: Courtney Julien, Melvin Singleton, Jeramy Worsham and Kade Yarbrough. Three contractor employees were also injured.

"Our thoughts and prayers go out to those affected and their families," said Lou Frey, Vice President and General Manager of the Donaldsonville Nitrogen Complex. "Our employees are our greatest asset, and their safety is our highest priority."

CF Industries manufactures ammonia and other nitrogen fertilizers at its Donaldsonville facility. The company is headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois.