Dublin, GA – Stephen Rogers Killed in Workplace Accident at Duncan Tire Company
Dublin, GA (August 17, 2022) – Around 2 p.m. on Wednesday, August 17, a man was killed in a work-related accident at a tire company in Dublin.
According to Laurens County officials, the accident happened around 2 p.m. at the Duncan Tire Company. Police confirmed that they arrived at the scene after there was a reported explosion. When they arrived at the scene, they found that an employee was working on a tire when the rim allegedly separated. The tire flew off and allegedly struck the employee.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The employee, who has since been identified as 32-year-old Stephen Rogers, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene after the accident. Nobody else was hurt as a result of the accident.
The area was blocked off for an extended period of time following the accident. It is not known if the workplace resumed work that afternoon.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues.
We offer our warmest sympathies to the family and friends of the victim who lost his life in this accident.
Workplace Accidents in Georgia
Workplace accidents take hundreds of lives every year in the state of Georgia. Though employers are supposed to do everything in their nature to ensure that accidents are prevented in the workplace, these accidents still happen in the blink of an eye. In 2020, it was reported that approximately 193 people were killed in Georgia workplace accidents and many others were seriously injured as a result. If you have lost someone you love in a workplace accident, it is normal to feel alone and confused. Speaking with an attorney is in your best interests during these difficult times.
Facing the aftermath of a workplace accident can affect your life in many ways. This is especially true if you have lost someone you love in a fatal accident. Speaking with a Dublin workplace accident attorney can help you move forward during these challenging times. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that keep piling up against you. Dealing with the aftermath of a workplace accident can be incredibly stressful, especially when someone you love has been taken from you. Speaking with a Dublin wrongful death attorney can help you in many ways at this time.
At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys, we are here for you and your family after you have lost someone you love in an accident. You should never have to worry about how you and your family should move forward after you have sustained these immense losses. Luckily, our attorneys are here to provide you with the resources you need during these difficult times. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of damages, which include the following:
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Lost income
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy costs
Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Dublin at (888) 688-1924 for more information on how we can assist you in your time of need.
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