MACON, GEORGIA (December 19, 2016) – Richard Carl Anderson, a 62 year old man from Peach County, has been identified as the man killed in a tragic workplace accident on Monday at a sand mine, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened at the Atlanta Sand and Supply Co on Sand Pit Road. An employee later identified as 62 year old Richard Carl Anderson, accidentally fell into a hopper full of sand at the mine around 5:20 am. Once he fell in, Richard was quickly engulfed by the sand.
A responding coroner tragically declared Richard Carl Anderson dead at the scene a short time later. The investigation is still ongoing to determine cause and liability in this tragic accident.
“Our firms prayers are with all parties involved in this devastating accident,” said an attorney from Lexton Law Firm.
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.