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Man Killed in Accident While Working on Tractor-Trailer in Wrens, Georgia


May 14, 2019

WRENS, GA. – According to an online news report posted at wrdw.com, a man was killed in an accident while he was performing work on a tractor-trailer in Wrens, Georgia. One other person was reportedly injured in the accident. Investigators have not yet determined what events led to the accident.*

It is not completely clear when the accident occurred, but the report from WRDW was posted on May 9. The Wrens Police Department and WRDW report that a man was working on a tractor-trailer in the Ingles parking lot located on North Main Street in Wrens. It is unclear in what capacity the man was working in the tractor-trailer — whether the man owned the rig, was a contracted driver, or was a hired mechanic.

Officers say that the tractor-trailer was raised up on a jack while the man was working on it, and somehow, the tractor-trailer fell. WRDW reports that the man was crushed by the vehicle and died from his injuries. He was identified as a 55-year-old man. His area of residence was not provided in the report.

In addition, WRDW reports that another man was helping with the work on the tractor-trailer and was injured in the accident. This man, who was not identified in the news report, was transported by emergency crews to a nearby hospital for treatment of leg injuries. 

The Wrens Police Department is still investigating the incident to determine what happened. It is unclear if any other agencies (such as the state department of labor) will be opening additional investigations. 

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Source:https://www.wrdw.com/content/news/Man-killed-by-tractor-trailer-509722011.html

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