SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – An employee of the Tindall Corporation has died from injuries he sustained on the job, according to the company.
According to the Spartanburg County Coroner’s Office, Jacob Frederick Hughes, 37, of Spartanburg was severely injured at work on Monday after a heavy beam tipped over on him.
Hughes was transported to Spartanburg Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 1:35 p.m.
Tindall released the following statement:
We are currently cooperating with the proper authorities to investigate the incident. The safety and well-being of our employees, contractors and community are our priority.
Most importantly, we are focused on the people that have been directly impacted by this sudden and tragic loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and our entire Spartanburg team.
The coroner’s office has contacted South Carolina’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration to investigate the incident.