Worker falls to his death at old Lanett Mill

posted by Mason Black -

On February 14th, 2017 at 11:54 AM the Lanett EMS and Lanett Police with support from the Chambers County Sheriff's Office responded to the demolition site of the old Lanett Mill on South Gilmer Avenue in Lanett. Upon arrival emergency personnel learned that a male worker had been working on the fourth floor of a building on the site. It was reported that, while in this area, a section of the flooring gave way and the worker fell to the ground floor. Lanett EMS rendered aid and transported the worker to Lanier Health Services in Valley,AL. 

Shortly thereafter the worker died at the hospital from injuries sustained. The Lanett Police Investigations Division is currently conducting an investigation. The identity of the worker has not yet been released.

Gator will update this story with more details and a video later today



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