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Plant Worker Killed in Accident in St. Pauls, North Carolina

July 22, 2019

ST. PAULS, NC – According to an online news report at, a worker at Sanderson Farms died earlier this week when an 18-wheeler ran over him.*

A Sanderson Farms worker tragically died after being run over by an 18-wheeler.  Sanderson farms, which is on North Carolina Highway 20 West, is located within St. Pauls, and is being investigated by the St. Pauls Police Department.  A report of the accident is still underway by the chief of the police department; said report has not yet been released to the public. 

According to the fire chief of the St. Pauls Fire Department, the incident happened right behind the chicken-processing plant in a place where tractor-trailers typically unload chickens. This is where the man was struck and killed. No charges are expected to be filed at this time. The man died at the scene of the accident..

There are no further details available on the accident at this time.  The incident remains under investigation by the local police.

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