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Employee killed in forklift accident at Benton Co. plant

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CAMDEN, TN (WSMV) -

A maintenance worker has died after a forklift accident at a plant in Benton County.

The accident happened at Jones Plastic & Engineering's Camden Division on Thursday morning.

The employee, identified as 58-year-old Jack Moody of Camden, TN, was reportedly working to repair the forklift when it fell on him.

Plant Manager Eric Hicks said the company has been in touch with TOSHA to conduct an investigation into the cause of the accident.

The employee, whose name has not been released, had been with the company for two years.

The company will be providing counseling services for employees that were affected, Hicks said.

"The loss of our employee is devastating for our entire organization and our thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones during this difficult time," said Hicks in a statement.

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