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Man dies after vehicle falls on him

May 18, 2017--6:06 a.m.

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Chattooga County Sheriff Mark Schrader says that an accident on Dakota Drive took the life of an elderly Trion man.

Around 6:30 PM on Wednesday evening, Chattooga 911 received a call about a vehicle falling on a man while he was working on it in his yard. Redmond EMS and the sheriff’s department responded to the call. Chief Investigator Eddie Stroup was called in to confirm the details surrounding the accident.

Chattooga County Coroner Earl Rainwater confirmed the death of Morgan Hampton of Dakota Drive in Trion shortly after 10 PM last night.

Sheriff Mark Schrader says that the preliminary investigation shows that the incident was an accident.

Dakota Drive is located off Stoleman Road between Highway 27 and Old Highway 27.