McNairy County commissioner fatally injured in Counce

July 28– McNairy County Commissioner Charles Garrison of Stantonville died Friday evening, reportedly due to injuries sustained in a workplace incident at Packaging Corporation of America in Counce.

Sources say Garrison, 63, was injured in a forklift-related incident late afternoon or early Friday evening. PCA has yet to issue a statement regarding the incident.

PCA, which has its own fire rescue and emergency medical response facilities, requested an air evacuation for Garrison.  He was transported to Jackson-Madison County Medical Center. It is not currently known whether Garrison died at the scene, at the hospital, or en-route.

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