TANNER, ALABAMA (February 18, 2017) – A man was killed in a workplace accident on Saturday afternoon at the Carpenter Technology Corporation, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 3:00 p.m. at the Carpenter Technology Corporation in Tanner. 55-year-old Robin W. Kimbrough, a contracted security employee, was operating a Bobcat Utility Task Vehicle when it flipped over onto him for an unknown reason, trapping him beneath it.
Decatur Fire and Rescue were able to remove the Bobcat from on top of Kimbrough, but he was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. The investigation into the accident is ongoing to determine cause and liability at this time.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said the attorneys 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.