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Workplace fatality in Cheraw

Workplace fatality in Cheraw

A workplace incident at South East Grinding on Dixie Pipeline Road in Cheraw resulted in the death of an employee earlier today.

The employee was identified as 56-year-old James Hatcher of Wallace, according to Chesterfield County Coroner Kip Kiser.

Kiser said the event in being investigated by the coroner’s office, the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office and the S.C. Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, which is under the auspices of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, also known as OSHA.

More information will be posted to Breaking News as details become available.

Read the full account in the Jan. 26. Issue of The Link.




  1. Leonard Gardner on January 24, 2022 at 5:18 pm

    such a Dickens era accident is a horror in 2022

  2. Michelle Handy on February 1, 2022 at 7:04 pm

    My condolences for your loss Sending prayers for his family and coworkers!

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