Man dies in workplace accident

By The Associated Press

LUCEDALE, Miss. (AP) — George County authorities say a man died after he was hit on the head by a pole at a Lucedale business.

Shonna Pierce, public information officer for the George County Sheriff’s Office, tells The Sun Herald (http://bit.ly/LL5Tv5 ) the accident occurred about 9:30 a.m. Monday at Tri-State Pole and Piling on Mississippi 63.

Pierce said the worker died at the scene.

The man’s name has not been released.