LINWOOD, N.C. (WGHP) — A company has announced that an employee died at their facility in North Carolina.

According to a release provided by EGGER, at around 6 p.m. on Thursday an employee named Alec Baker “lost his life” at the EGGER Wood Products facility in Linwood.

“Our thoughts are with the family,” the release said.

EGGER says that the safety and well-being of their employees is their “top priority.” They are making mental health counselors available to employees who need support.

They are cooperating with safety officials.

The Department of Labor confirmed Friday morning that they have been informed and an inspection will be opened on this fatality.