Hanford Employee Found Dead at Site
A 49-year-old Hanford employee was found dead at her workspace near the 200 West Area of the Hanford Site. She was pronounced dead at 1:15 PM today after a co-worker's attempts to resuscitate her with CPR failed.
The Benton County Sheriff's Department investigated the scene. She had been working as an RCT (radiological control technician) at the plutonium finishing plant (PFP) for CH2M HILL. A source says she had a heart attack, however, his has not been confirmed by the authorities. The Benton County Coroner's Office will continue the investigation.