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Wall collapses, kills construction worker in Raleigh

Posted September 13, 2009 4:32 p.m. EDT
Updated September 13, 2009 10:52 p.m. EDT

— A construction worker died Sunday afternoon after a wall collapsed at Precision Tune Auto Care in Raleigh and killed him, according to police.

The worker, whose name was not released, was working with a crew to take down a wall at 4808 Atlantic Ave. when the wall collapsed around 1:30 p.m.

The crew was from DanCo Builders Inc., according to Kevin Majoy, operations manager for Precision Auto Care. The store was closed and no customers were there at the time of the accident, he said.

The Department of Labor is investigating.