Robby Yarbrough of Pratt listed in stable condition.
A Pratt Energy ethanol plant employee was injured in an accident Tuesday morning at the facility northeast of Pratt.
At approximately 8:15 a.m. a 66-year-old Robby Yarbrough, of Pratt, received injuries from a 28- foot fall onto a platform in the grain receiving area. Pratt County EMS and Rescue was called to the scene.
The employee was stabilized and transported to Wichita’s Ascension St. Francis Via Christi by helicopter where he underwent medical treatment to determine the extent of his multiple injuries. He remains there for observation and is in stable condition. He is in good spirits and optimistic for a full recovery, said Jennifer Slater, Pratt Energy controller.
“Safety is the top priority for Pratt Energy and full investigation of the incident is underway,” Slater said. “We appreciate the quick response from the Pratt County Sheriff, EMS and Township 12 first-responders.”