One dead, one treated for ammonia exposure at Statesville facility


STATESVILLE, N.C. (WSIC NEWS) – The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation at Lineage Logistics in west Statesville, according to Sheriff Darren Campbell.

According to Campbell, another employee is being treated for exposure to ammonia following a leak at the facility. He says it’s too early to tell if the death was a result of the leak or something else.

Lineage logistics is located off of Taylorsville Highway near Little Farm Road. The building was evacuated and units from multiple agencies were called to the scene.

Deputies were waiting for hazmat to clear so they could start their investigation.

The investigation is ongoing.