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Man crushed in accident at Fayetteville Coca-Cola plant

Posted May 9
Updated May 10

— A 34-year-old man died Monday in an industrial accident at the Coca-Cola bottling facility in Fayetteville.

The North Carolina Department of Labor Occupational Safety & Health Division is investigating the death.

Based on preliminary information, Joseph Kemper was caught between a lift gate and a trailer, investigators said. Responders were unable to revive him.

The accident happened about 10:30 a.m. Monday.


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