Racine man dies at area plant

Staff Report,

August 24, 2013

RAVENSWOOD — A Meigs County man has died after being found unresponsive early Friday morning at Constellium Rolled Products in Ravenswood, W.Va.

Laura Prisc of Constellium said Jesse McClure, 63, of Racine, was found unresponsive by a co-worker early Friday. Emergency responders were called, and McClure was taken to Jackson General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

At this time, the cause of death is unknown according to Prisc, but an investigation will take place by the company. Production in the area where McClure was found has been shut down pending this investigation.

McClure was a 40-year employee of the company, working as an equipment operator in the plate department.

Prisc said the company is offering support to the family and grief counseling to employees at the plant on Friday.