Man dies after work-related accident in Greenville Co.


GREENVILLE COUNTY, SC (WSPA) – The Greenville County Coroner’s Office said a man died in a work-related accident on Thursday.

According to the coroner’s office news release, William Stacy Taylor, 42, of Piedmont, died around 1 p.m. Thursday.

Coroner Kent Dill said Taylor worked at Augusta Road Recycling, located on Augusta Road in Piedmont, where he operated a dump truck.

Dill said the tailgate of the truck reportedly fell and hit Taylor.

Taylor was taken to Greenville Memorial Hospital, where he was taken to surgery. He later died around 6 p.m.

An autopsy has been scheduled for Friday.

The incident is under investigation by the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office and the coroner’s office.

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