Authorities say that man was killed on Wednesday afternoon in a Dawson County construction accident.
According to Dawson County Fire Chief Danny Thompson, the man was fatally injured at about 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday at a residential construction site on Pineneedle Drive in south Dawson County.
The man was taken by ambulance to Northeast Georgia Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
Thompson said that the man’s name has not been released at this time, but said that he was in his 20s.
No other injuries were reported in the incident.
The incident is under investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).