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Watervliet Township industrial accident, one person dead and one in hospital

One person is dead and another injured after an industrial accident Tuesday night in Watervliet Township.

The Berrien County Sheriff’s Department says the incident happened at 8901 Industrial Park Drive just after 6:00 p.m.

Two people fell from scaffolding which collapsed underneath them.

Deputies say Carl Lee Stone of Hartford, Michigan was pronounced dead at the scene.

The second victim, Joshua Stone, was transported to Lakeland Hospital where he was treated for injuries.

The incident remains under investigation. 

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