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Tragic Death at Turner County Mill

By Kimberly Page - bio | email

November 24, 2008

ASHBURN, GA (WALB) - A man was killed while working at the Golden Peanut Company in Ashburn Monday.

The Turner County coroner tells us 24-year-old Keith Branch was helping move a railcar a little before 8 Monday morning.

He got caught between the railcar and a tractor driven by Calvin Prater.  Branch's chest was crushed.  He was rushed to Tift Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

There are no charges at this time.  The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will investigate.

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