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Worker dies in accident at North Carolina plant

Posted May 10

— A man has been killed in an accident at a North Carolina plant.

The Fayetteville Observer reported (http://bit.ly/2pzfU64) that 34-year-old Joseph Kemper of Fayetteville died late Monday morning in an accident at the Coca-Cola Bottling Plant.

The North Carolina Department of Labor said Kemper was caught between a lift gate and a trailer and suffered a head injury. Emergency personnel were not able to revive him.

The labor department is investigating. The agency said death investigations typically take three to four months.

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Information from: The Fayetteville Observer

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