North Charleston Paper Mill Employee Killed

Dirk J. Derrick
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Posted on May 11, 2017

Over the weekend, an employee of Kapstone Paper Mill was doing maintenance work in an offline operating area.

Not many details have been released but Kapstone called Charleston County Dispatch and rescue teams were sent in regards to a confined space rescue.

One worker was killed in the accident and another was injured. North Charleston Fire and Police arrived to the scene and the injured worker was transported to a local hospital.

The incident is being investigated by the North Charleston forensics unit as well as the Occupational Health and Safety Administration.