Worker killed in accident at Lexington business
Updated: Thu 6:27 PM, May 14, 2015
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A Tyson Granite and Stone employee died Thursday after a slab of granite fell on him.
Lexington police spokeswoman Sherelle Roberts said police and fire were called to the business at 10:19 a.m. Thursday. When emergency crews arrived, the employee was pronounced dead at the scene.
Roberts said the employee was helping people move a piece of granite when the accident occurred. She would not say whether they were walking or driving a truck. She would not say how many people were moving the piece of granite
An investigator from the Kentucky Labor Cabinet was at Tyson Granite Thursday afternoon to do a further investigation. Police said a preliminary investigation concluded it was an accident.
Tyson Granite and Stone is closed until further notice.