EVANS, GEORGIA (January 5, 2017) – A construction worker at the Riverwood Plantation subdivision was killed in an accident on Thursday, according to a local news sources. (map)
The man has been identified as Joshua Shane Price, a 25 year old from Augusta. Joshua Price was working in a trench on Winterton Street in the Riverwood Plantation subdivision when one side of the trench collapsed and filled with dirt, causing Price to suffocate.
Joshua Shane Price was pronounced dead at the scene by responding paramedics. The accident remains under investigation by local authorities as they attempt to determine cause and liability, and an autopsy is supposed to be performed at the GBI crime lab in Atlanta.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said an attorney from Lexton Law Firm “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.