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Employee who died in Imperial Aluminum incident identified

Published: Sep. 28, 2021 at 3:27 PM CDT
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SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (WAFF) - The Jackson County Coroner has released the name of the man killed in an industrial incident that happened last week.

Gerald Scott, 54, has been identified as the man who died at Imperial Aluminum on Roy Owens Blvd. in Scottsboro on September 28th.

Scott is originally from Texas and has a sister that still lives there. She has already started to make arrangements for her brother.

Ericka Ruthman with OSHA told WAFF 48 that the agency is investigating the fatal incident.

We have reached out to Imperial Aluminum but have not heard back from the company yet. When the company does, we will be sure to update this story.

Scott was killed in a work-related accident in Scottsboro on the morning of September 28th, according to the Jackson County coroner.

At about 10:00 a.m., Scott was killed in an industrial incident after he was run over by heavy machinery, according to the coroner.

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