Monday Industrial Accident Claims Life in Elbert County

An Early Monday morning industrial accident has claimed the life of an Elbert County man as the result of an incident at a local granite company. (10/23/17). According to a statement from Elbert County Coroner Chuck Almond, the victim has been identified as 53 year old Thomas Mark Carrington of Elberton. The investigation into the accident concluded that while unloading granite blocks at the granite company, one block gave way during movement and struck the victim. Elbert County EMS responded to the scene at 9:06 AM Monday and transported the victim to Elbert Memorial where he died as the result of injuries sustained in the accident.

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