Crash Alert: Worker killed in Bridgestone warehouse accident

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GRANITEVILLE, SC – A man who was crushed in a warehouse accident has been identified, according to

The man, 58-year-old Andrew Hobbs, was pronounced dead at 1:11 p.m. on Tuesday. He had suffered crushing injuries in an accident at about 9 a.m. at the Bridgestone Americas passenger/light truck tire plant warehouse. Hobbs’ body will be autopsied on Thursday. 

Bridgestone is investigating the incident as well as South Carolina Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

The new warehouse where the accident occurred had only been opened for a few days when the death happened.

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