In Belton, South Carolina, near Anderson and Clemson, a 47-year-old worker was crushed to death in an accident at a South Carolina scrap metal yard, while he was on the job. Heavy equipment equipment ran him over .
The Anderson man was run over by a machine, a track hoe, loading a truck with scrap metal.
The Coroner said the trackhoe was lifting metal in a tight space. In the tight space either the injured victim or the machine operator failed to realize what the other was doing. Despite no reporting of foul play, both the Sheriff’s Office and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) are investigating the death, possibly wrongful.
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