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Construction worker dies after falling 18 feet on New Year’s Eve in Whitsett

The worker was employed by Eddie George and Co. and fell while installing a grate floor.
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WHITSETT, N.C. — A man has died after a construction accident on Tuesday.

It happened at a site in the 6500 block of Judge Adams Road.

According to N.C. Department of Labor, the worker was employed by Eddie George and Co. and fell from a platform while installing a grate floor.

He was transported to a nearby hospital where they later died of his injuries.

The Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Division will now take over the accident investigation.

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