Worker dies

The Thomson fire chief uses a ladder to document the sign where a man was killed Friday afternoon at Love's Travel Stop.

The McDuffie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a death at the Love’s Travel Stop on Washington Road. At 4:30p.m., a dispatch went out concerning an unconscious person near the pumps. Upon investigating, officers discovered that a D&G Outdoor Lighting & Signs worker had died while working on the Loves sign near the pumps. McDuffie County Coroner Foster Wylie said the body is being sent to a crime lab in Atlanta. Foster said no further details will be released at this time until the family of the victim is contacted.

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