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McDowell EMS, the Marion Fire Department, the Marion Police Department were on the scene of a fatal accident that happened at 12:40 p.m. Wednesday at Marion Machine Co. Located at 169 Machine Shop Road, Marion Machine, LLC repairs large and very heavy equipment used for rock crushing. The complex comprises four large buildings and an office over a 10-acre site.

A Morganton man died from his injuries after an industrial accident on Thursday, police said. 

The incident occurred at 12:42 p.m. at Marion Machine, located at 169 Machine Shop Road in Marion. Police said at the time of arrival, McDowell paramedics were attending to an unconscious male victim involved in the accident. After several minutes of life-saving efforts the victim, identified as Joshua McGee, 32, of Morganton, was pronounced dead. 

McDowell EMS, Marion Fire, McDowell Rescue, Emergency Management and Marion PD responded to the incident. 

Marion Machine, LLC repairs large and very heavy equipment used for rock crushing. The complex comprises four large buildings and an office over a 10-acre site.

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