Chattanooga, TN (May 8, 2020) – An industrial accident in Chattanooga claimed one man’s life on Tuesday.
On the morning of May 5, the Chattanooga Fire Department responded to the scene of a workplace incident on Judd Road.
Reports show that 51-year-old James Lance was trying to take down a silo on the premises when the tower collapsed on top of him.
Lance sustained fatal injuries and died at the scene.
At this time the Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Chattanooga Police Department Major Crimes Unit are investigating.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of James Lance at this time.
Fatal Workplace Accidents in Tennessee
Each year, numerous workers lose their lives in accidents at their place of employment. Though we would like to believe that our workplaces are safe, there are many cases of workers being seriously injured or losing their lives in accidents. Shockingly, the reckless and negligent actions of others, as well as intentional acts of violence, are a key factor in many fatal accidents. When victims lose their lives on the job, it is crucial that their families reach out to a wrongful death attorney in Tennessee as soon as possible.
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