Driver Killed When Stone Slab Falls From Truck, Dallas Fire Says - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Driver Killed When Stone Slab Falls From Truck, Dallas Fire Says

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    Slab of Stone Falls on Driver, Kills Him, Dallas Fire Says

    A person was killed when a stone slab fell from a truck outside of a Dallas stone retailer Wednesday afternoon, Dallas Fire-Rescue says. (Published Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019)

    A person was killed when a stone slab fell from a truck outside of a Dallas stone retailer Wednesday afternoon, Dallas Fire-Rescue says.

    The incident was reported at about 1:45 p.m. when Dallas Fire-Rescue's Urban Search and Rescue team was called to Infinity Stone, on the 9100 block of Sovereign Row, near Texas 183 and Regal Row.

    Initial reports indicate the driver of a flatbed truck carrying a load of stone was outside the vehicle when at least one of the slabs fell off the truck and hit the driver.

    Dallas Fire-Rescue's US&R team must remove the stone before the driver can be removed from the scene by the Dallas County Medical Examiner's Office.

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    The name of the driver has not yet been released and it's not clear what caused the stone to fall.

    According to a cached version of the company's website, Infinity Stone has been in business in Dallas for more than 24 years selling natural stone products made of granite, marble and quartz.

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