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Georgia man dies in Ft. Payne trailer accident

A Georgia man died Friday after a trailer fell on top of him. (Source: RNN) A Georgia man died Friday after a trailer fell on top of him. (Source: RNN)
FT. PAYNE, AL (WAFF) -

DeKalb Co. Sheriff's Deputies, Fort Payne Fire Department and Ider Police and Fire Departments responded to an accident on Friday that claimed the life of a Georgia man. 

Thomas Keith, 56, from Trenton, Ga was killed when a trailer fell on top of him. 

The driver of the truck was pulling away when he noticed that the trailer was not hooked up properly and was beginning to turn over. 

When the driver exited the truck, he realized that Keith was under the trailer and dialed 911. 

The District Attorney was called to the scene where an autopsy was ordered to be done. 

An investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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