Man dies during industrial accident at an O’Fallon, Mo business

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O’FALLON, MO. – Investigators were called to R & R Contracting on Lone Star Drive in O’Fallon, Missouri this morning. Employees tell FOX 2 that an accident appears to have happened near a forklift in a building at the location. Police confirm that one man died during the accident. He has been identified as Kenneth Atchison, 36, of St. Clair, Missouri,

Employees tell FOX 2 reporter Katherine Hessel that the accident happened early this morning.  Another employee discovered Atchison unresponsive after a workplace accident.  Police were called to the business at around 6:30 am. Atchison was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators with the O’Fallon Police Department are still working to determine the cause of the accident.

 

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