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Fatal workplace accident in Ball Ground



      Canton, Cherokee County, Ga. June 26, 2015. Cherokee Sheriff’s deputies responded to 2300 Airport Industrial Dr. near Ball Ground Friday morning at approximately 9:15 am for a work place accident call. Workers were installing a new roof on a new building for Custom Floral Design when one of the workers fell approximately 20 feet on to a concrete floor. He was transported to Northside Cherokee Hospital where he later died from his injuries.


      The worker has been identified as Thomas Williams, 22 years old of Tennille, Ga. The Cherokee Sheriff’s Office as well as OSHA is investigating the incident.