‘Operations are suspended’ at Glenmore Distillery after employee death

Glenmore Distillery Death

OWENSBORO, KY (WFIE) - An employee’s death at a distillery has prompted an investigation and stopped all operations.

All operations are suspended at the Glenmore Distillery after the death of an employee, according to Public Relations Manager Amy Preske.

Preske tells 14 News operations are suspended until further notice.

We have found out the call came just after 1 pm. Dispatchers say the call came in as Medical Unknown.

Authorities say the employee died after falling.

According to Daviess County Coroner Jeff Jones, he was called to the distillery for a work related fall. Coroner Jones tells us an autopsy is scheduled for 9 a.m. Tuesday.

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