A tragic workplace accident has resulted in the death of a man in Alabama on Friday. Authorities are labeling the incident as an industrial accident which happened in McCalla. The worker was performing his regular duties when the accident happened at around 11 a.m. According to investigators, a large piece of machinery fell on the worker and his coworkers were unable to free the man. Upon arrival, emergency crews determined the man had died at the scene of the accident. His identity has not yet been released and the accident remains under investigation.
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