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Temporary employee suffers overdose at Wonderful Citrus

Posted at 9:54 AM, Jan 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-18 13:08:43-05

The Wonderful Company has confirmed that one of their temporary employees suffered an overdose while at the citrus facility in Delano on Friday.

According to a statement from The Wonderful Company, a temporary employee was found unresponsive due to an apparent drug overdose Friday morning.

The man, who has not been identified, was taken to a hospital.

The Wonderful Company says it's fully cooperating with local authorities.

Cal/OSHA says it's aware of the situation and is looking into it.