Spencer, NC – Worker Dies in Fatal Accident at Railroad Site

Spencer, NC (December 15, 2018) – In Spencer, police say that a worker lost their life in a fatal accident.

Spencer, NC (December 15, 2018) – In Spencer, police say that a worker lost their life in a fatal accident that took place at a Norfolk Southern Railroad site this morning.

The accident took place around 11:30 a.m. at the site off of Salisbury Avenue. The accident took place in the area of the North Carolina Transportation Museum.

At the time, the worker was moving a load of scrap metal when it suddenly fell on top of him and crushed him. The load impacted him so forcefully that he was crushed between two large metal pieces.

The worker, whose name has not yet been released, lost his life at the scene of the accident.

Police at Norfolk Southern continue their investigation of the accident at this time.

Accidents in construction and work zones happen every day across the country. If you have lost somebody close to you due to one of these accidents, we would like to extend our sincere condolences to you at this time as you find out how to move forward.

Fatal Accident in North Carolina 

Spencer, NC – Worker Dies in Fatal Accident at Railroad SiteTons of fatal accidents happen every year in workplaces across North Carolina, with many more becoming seriously injured. In 2016, 174 fatal accidents took place in our state alone vs. the 5,190 fatal accidents that took place across the entire country. Our workplace attorneys who have handled a variety of fatal accident cases are here for you and understand how difficult these accident can be to face.

If you have had to say goodbye to a loved one too soon due to negligence in the workplace, you might have options under North Carolina personal injury law. Our wrongful death attorneys are here to help you during these difficult times as you face the reality of these cases and move forward. With over a decade of experience, we have helped many receive proven case results and want you to know that you are never alone. If you are in need of an attorney to stand by your side, contact us today at the Nye Law Group at 912-200-5230.

Note: A variety of outside sources including news bulletins and police reports were used to create these posts and report on the injuries involved. Due to this, the details of these accidents have not been independently confirmed by our team and writing staff. In the event that false information is included in the story, please contact us immediately with the post’s title and the incorrect information, and we will correct the content.

Disclaimer: We at Nye Law Group pride ourselves as members of our local community and strive to improve the overall safety and wellbeing of everyone in our state. Our deepest condolences go out to those injured in these accidents, and we hope that by promoting an awareness of these dangers, our community can take the steps necessary to avoid them. These posts are not a solicitation for business, and the information provided should not be mistaken as medical or legal advice.


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