Officials identify plant employee killed by chemical leak

The identity of the victim killed during a chemical leak last week in Iredell County was released on Monday.

Anthony Lamattina of Woodstock, Georgia was pronounced dead at the scene. The leak occurred on Friday at a facility located on Taylorsville Highway

A second victim, Carson Drawdy, was taken to the hospital to be treated for his injuries.

Ammonia leak leaves 1 dead, 1 injured at Iredell County plant

The initial investigation revealed that both men were working on pipes in a freezer unit when the chemical leak occurred.