OSHA to inspect after deadly work site fall in SW Charlotte

- A construction worker died and another was seriously injured in an industrial accident in southwest Charlotte Sunday afternoon, police said.

The accident happened on the construction site for the Staples Distribution Center in the 3700 block of Westinghouse Boulevard by Choate Construction. 

According to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police, two people fell about 40 feet while working on the site. Both were taken to Carolinas Medical Center Main where the first victim was pronounced deceased. The second victim is now stable. 

OSHA is now investigating. Names of the victims have not yet been released.

 

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