Rowan County, NC (June 26, 2020) – A security guard was killed after being hit by a truck at a Rowan County warehouse on Thursday. The incident took place at the Dillard’s Warehouse on Peach Orchard Road.
According to emergency officials, the female security guard was on-duty and working for Weiser Security Services. She was in the process of checking trucks coming into the warehouse when the driver of one of the trucks moved the truck and ran over her. The woman, who was not identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police are investigating the incident at this time. It is not clear whether any charges will be filed.
Fatal Accidents in North Carolina
Fatal automotive accidents can occur at any time. Sadly, these events often take place when they are the least expected and under the most tragic of circumstances. This is especially true when the accident claims the life of an innocent victim.
Under North Carolina law, the victim’s next-of-kin may be able to pursue a wrongful death claim if they have lost a loved one due to the negligence of another person. At Burton Law Firm, our North Carolina wrongful death attorneys understand the difficulty you are experiencing in the aftermath of a fatal accident. There is nothing more devastating than the loss of your family member so suddenly and unexpectedly.
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