MACON, GEORGIA (December 21, 2016) – An employee of a Macon plastics company that was killed on Wednesday morning has been identified as 55 year old John Brooks, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened sometime after 8:00 am at the Diamond Plastic Company at 7614 Industrial Boulevard in Bibb County. John Brooks was reportedly crushed between two pipes on a forklift for unknown reasons.
John Brooks was found by a worker coming to relive him around 8:00 am. The coroner’s office responded to the scene and pronounced John Brooks dead at the scene. The investigation is ongoing to determine cause and liability.
“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.