Worker crushed, killed under granite slab at Phoenix business

A worker was killed Saturday morning after being crushed by granite at an industrial workplace, Phoenix Fire Department reported.

Crews were called to the business, Aracruz Granite, near Interstate 17 north of Buckeye Road and discovered a worker beneath a sheet of stone.

The employee, an adult male, was pronounced dead on the scene.

Police and Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigators are currently looking into the cause of the incident.

The victim's name has not been released.

 

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