AVERY ISLAND, La. — A man working at the Tabasco plant here died after falling from a ladder, the Iberia Parish coroner said Wednesday.
Brad Dore, 29, was prounounced dead Tuesday at 4:36 p.m., Dr. J.B. Falterman Sr. said.Dore was an employee of Derouen Electric and was doing electrical work at McIlhenney but there is no indication that Dore was electrocuted, Falterman said.
“That’s a rumor. It’s false and it’s not true,” he said. Acadian Ambulance arrived on the scene and began emergency procedures shortly after the accident according to a news release from the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s office. Dore was transported to Iberia Medical Center, where he died.
Falterman said the death was being classified as accidental at this time. A full autopsy was expected to take up to four weeks.