UPDATE: Man who died in accident at Tractor Supply Distribution Center identified

UPDATE: Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones says that the man who died as a result of the accident is 55 year-old David Butler of Macon.

Jones says that Butler got off the forklift, and the gun safe (which had been on a pallet) fell down, pinning Butler between the forklift and the gun safe– resulting in his death.


MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones tells 41NBC that a man has died after an accident at the Tractor Supply Distribution Center in Macon.

According to Jones, the accident took place around 9:39 a.m. on Thursday morning at the center by Frank Amerson Parkway.

The accident involved a forklift and a gun safe, and has left a man dead.

The deputy coroner is on the scene.

More information will be posted as it is available, stay with 41NBC for updates.

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