COLUMBUS, Ohio — Police in central Ohio say granite slabs fell on a worker at a marble and granite business and critically injured the man who later died.
Columbus police released a statement saying the man was attempting to lift granite slabs outside Unique Stone Concepts on Tuesday when he was somehow inadvertently trapped between several slabs.
Authorities say co-workers found the man and freed him. Medics called to the scene around 11 a.m. took the man to a hospital where he died shortly after arrival.
Police were withholding the man’s name until relatives could be notified.
Authorities say their investigation into the death is continuing.