PEARL CITY — The Stephenson County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal work-related accident that happened Thursday at Pearl Valley Eggs, 968 S. Kent Road, the sheriff's department said in a news release.

At approximately 2:35 p.m., the sheriff's office received a report of a work-related accident. Once Pearl City Fire and Ambulance arrived on the scene they discovered the individual was dead.

The name of the individual has not been released pending notification of the family.

Shaquil Manigault; smanigault@rrstar.com; @RrstarShaquil