Worker killed in industrial accident in Salisbury
Investigators say death was the result of an accident involving a forklift
SALISBURY, N.C. (WBTV) - Police in Salisbury have confirmed that one person was killed while on the job at a local industrial facility on Thursday.
Reaver Boone Vaughn, 61, died at the Granges location on Jake Alexander Boulevard. Police arrived at the facility just before 3:30 a.m.
The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s preliminary investigation determined that the victim had been in an accident involving a forklift.
The local OSHA division is reviewing the circumstances surrounding the fatal accident. No further information will be released until a report is finalized, according to the agency.
Granges America is in aluminum engineering, manufacturing and innovation.
In February 2019, three workers were assessed by emergency responders after a blast from inside a large furnace blew a steel door some 50 yards across the room at the Granges facility.
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