Man crushed after Haywood Co. building collapses - FOX Carolina 21

Man crushed after Haywood Co. building collapses

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The collapsed building along Mingus Hill Road in Canton. (July 22, 2012/FOX Carolina) The collapsed building along Mingus Hill Road in Canton. (July 22, 2012/FOX Carolina)
CANTON, NC (FOX Carolina) -

Authorities are investigating the cause of a building's collapse that killed a man in Canton, NC.

The collapse happened Saturday about 9 p.m. along Mingus Hill Road. Police said the man was working inside a storage shed when it fell in on itself, crushing him.

Police said the body of a man was found among the debris from the collapse, and it took three hours of planning to recover him. No one else was injured.

The victim's identity has not yet been released. Police said the building was owned by a wholesale fishing bait business.

Police said the structure collapse is believed to be accidental and is under investigation.

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