Verso employee hospitalized following mill accident

BUCKSPORT — Verso Paper Corp. officials confirmed that a mill worker was hospitalized on Sept. 11 following an accident.

Bill Cohen, spokesman for Verso’s Bucksport mill, declined to provide any further details regarding the accident, citing federal regulations regarding the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

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Bill Pearson

Bill Pearson

Former Ellsworth American reporter worked at the Piscataquis Observer for 3.5 years before joining the American. The Corinna native served one term on the SAD 48 Board of Directors.