LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss (WCBI) – The man who died in a Lowndes County workplace accident Friday has been identified.
Coroner Greg Merchant said Vernon resident Mitchell L. Welch was pronounced dead on the scene.
The incident happened about 2 o’clock at TNT Truck Repair, just off Highway 45 North.
Merchant said Welch was under a truck when the jack broke and crushed him.
He was apparently working on a large propane truck.