IREDELL COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) – An employee at an Iredell County processing plant was killed after being hit by a truck at the facility on Friday, authorities said.
According to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, troopers were called to an industrial poultry by-product processing plant off Sheffield Road in the Harmony area around 7:45 p.m. on July 29.
Troopers said a terminal tractor-trailer, also known as a yard truck, was backing toward an unloading bay and collided with a pedestrian.
The pedestrian, 43-year-old Jason Wayne Bare, of Harmony, died from his injuries at the scene, according to the highway patrol.
Troopers said both the terminal tractor-trailer operator and the pedestrian worked at the plant.
There was no information as to whether or not the driver would face any charges.
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