Man identified in Lowndes County workplace accident

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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.

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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.

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