Edgefield man dies after forklift accident

Friday, May 30, 2014 7:16 PM
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An Edgefield man died Thursday after being struck by a forklift.

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John W. Varner, 62, fell off a Hyster Forklift and was run over by the machine, according to the Edgefield County coroner’s office.

The incident happened around 1 p.m. at Tides International Lumberyard, where Varner worked as a supervisor, the coroner’s office said.

Varner was transported to Edgefield County Hospital where he died from severe body trauma.

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rmwhitley 05/31/14 - 08:37 am
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God bless
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Mr. Varner's soul.

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jimmymac 05/31/14 - 09:26 am
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ACCIDENT
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Tragic accident. Forklifts usually weigh a couple of tons or more.

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