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Phillips 66 officials: Man killed was contract worker with Insulations Incorporated

An accident was reported at Phillips 66 in Westlake this morning. The accident happened around...
An accident was reported at Phillips 66 in Westlake this morning. The accident happened around 11:25 a.m., according to Phillips 66 officials.(KPLC)
Published: Apr. 27, 2022 at 2:09 PM CDT|Updated: Apr. 27, 2022 at 5:47 PM CDT
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Westlake, La. (KPLC) - A contract worker was killed in an accident at Phillips 66 in Westlake Wednesday morning.

Plant officials said a worker employed by Insulations Incorporated was killed around 11:30 a.m., sustaining fatal injuries while unloading a flatbed trailer owned by insulation company.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency medical personnel, according to Kayla Vincent, spokeswoman for the Sheriff’s Office.

Officials with the Calcasieu Coroner’s Office confirmed they investigated.

Phillips 66 issued the following statement to 7News:

“The safety of our people, the community and the environment are of the utmost importance to our company, and these priorities will guide our efforts as we investigate the cause of the accident. We will share additional information as soon as we are able.”

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