While working to extend Cherokee County Airport runway, a Hall County man was killed and another was injured after a dump truck ran over the men on a work site. The fatal dump truck accident occurred around 3:30 p.m. today while the two men were reportedly taking soil samples at the top of a steep hill. The truck driver allegedly did not see the men as it topped the hill and subsequently struck them. OSHA officials were called to the scene and are conducting a through investigation. There has been no decision as to whether criminal charges will be filled in connection with the accident.
A partner with Childers, Schlueter & Smith, LLC,, Brandon Smith has devoted his practice to pharmaceutical litigation, mass torts, products liability and serious personal injury. A frequent guest speaker at legal seminars all over the country—Brandon is focused on helping injured victims nationwide, however possible. Named a SuperLawyer again in 2019, he has also been called out as one of 10 Best Attorneys For Georgia by the American Institute Of Personal Injury Attorneys and a Top 100 Lawyer in Georgia by the National Trial Lawyers in 2019.