South Carolina Reporting Authority: Greenville County Senior Deputy Coroner
Type of Accident: Fatal work accident
Location of Accident: ADUSA Distribution Center in Mauldin
Injuries: Fatal injuries, blunt force trauma to the head
Description of Accident: According to a report from Greenville County Coroner’s Office, an 18-year-old distribution center worker was pronounced dead after being involved in a workplace accident. The investigation indicates the worker was operating a forklift when it struck an overhead door, causing the door to fall and strike the worker. The Coroner determined the cause of death was blunt force trauma to the head.