TELLICO PLAINS, Tenn. (WATE) – The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man who died at a Tellico Plains business on Monday, May 8.

According to a Monroe County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson, an employee of Frerichs Saw Mill on New Highway 68 died after becoming trapped under a concrete barrier. The incident occurred around 3 p.m.

The victim has been identified as Adam Taylor, 44. It’s not yet clear how he came to be trapped under the concrete barrier.

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The Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration said they have an investigator at the business to determine the circumstances that led to the worker’s death. A fatality investigation can take between eight and ten weeks to complete.

Frerichs is a family-owned and operated sawmill that has been in business in Monroe County for 70 years, according to the company website.