One dead from forklift accident

MAXTON — One of the two people injured in a forklift accident at the Campbell Soup plant in Maxton is dead, according to a reliable source.

The Robesonian has been told that a forklift was carrying a Dumpster when it fell on a worker, causing injuries that were fatal. A second person was injured while trying to provide help.

Robeson County sheriff’s deputies responded, and as is routine the N.C. Department of Labor and the N.C. Division of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration will investigate.

The Robeonian will provide updates as information becomes available.