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Man killed, another person hurt in industrial accident in Charlotte

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An industrial accident in southwest Mecklenburg County killed one person and hurt a second person.

Paramedics and firefighters were called to 9225 Forsyth Park Drive, off Westinghouse Boulevard at around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Investigators said two men were picking up a cabinet from Parker Hannifin when materials fell on them. Paramedics pronounced the man dead at the scene. Wednesday, the North Carolina Department of Labor said the man was a private contractor who drove trucks for Landstar. His name has not been released.

The person who was hurt was taken to Carolinas Medical Center - Pineville, and is expected to be OK.

Investigators with the Department of Labor are checking to see if they have jurisdiction over the accident.

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