An Amazon employee died at the company’s Bessemer, Alabama, warehouse, the company confirmed to CNBC. The facility was the site of a unionization effort that took place earlier this year.
“We’re deeply saddened by the passing of a member of our team, and our thoughts and deepest sympathies are with his loved ones during this difficult time,” Amazon spokesperson Maria Boschetti told said in a statement.
Amazon declined to share further details about the situation, noting that it was a personal medical incident.
The worker died Thursday after collapsing at the facility, according to Bloomberg, which first reported the news. The worker was taken to a hospital after being found in a bathroom of the warehouse, Bloomberg reported, citing sources familiar with the situation.
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