Coroner identifies worker accidentally killed by heavy machinery in Jackson

Noon updates - 11/18

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Jackson police are investigating an accidental death that happened just before 12:30 p.m. Saturday. The accident happened at a worksite located in the 900 block of E. McDowell Road.

A worker there was operating heavy machinery when he fatally struck a fellow male worker who was in the path of the equipment.

Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham-Stewart has identified the victim as 77-year-old Johnnie Eugene Twiner of Florence.

No charges are pending.

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