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Tuscaloosa Construction Accidents Kills Man

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A 29-year-old man was killed in a construction accident in Tuscaloosa on Friday. The accident happened at First Baptist Church on Greensboro Avenue. There is a construction project going on there.

The victim

was working construction on an addition at the church late Friday afternoon when he became pinned between a scissor lift and the building, said Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit Capt. Loyd Baker.

No further details abou the accident are available. The accident is being investigated by local authorities and the Occupation Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The man was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

If you would like to learn more about construcion accidents, please visit InjuryBoard’s Worksite Injuries information page.