UPDATE: Man killed in workplace accident at Toyota in Georgetown was from Pikeville

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GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WYMT/WKYT) - Updated, Thursday
The Scott County Coroner's Office has identified the man killed in a workplace accident at the Toyota plant in Georgetown.

Our sister station WKYT reports Antwian Brifford, 33, died from blunt force trauma to the chest when he was pinned between a truck and a trailer. He was from Pikeville.

The coroner and Kentucky OSHA are still investigating the accident.

Original Story, Tuesday
An investigation is underway following a fatal workplace accident at the Toyota plant in Georgetown.

Police say a worker became pinned between a truck and a trailer near gate 21.

Coroner Scott Goble says the worker was a contractor with Ryder. Goble says the employee got caught between the fifth wheel and a trailer while trying to connect the two.

The accident happened around 4:15 Tuesday morning.

The victim's name hasn't been released.

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky is working on a statement about the incident.

Click here for the original story from our sister station WKYT.



 
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