Man Dies Testing Hydraulic Hose In Greenwood

The Greenwood Country Coroner’s Office reports that a man died after testing a pressurized hydraulic hose Friday night.

The victim has been identified as Billy Robert Alexander, 51 of Aiken, SC.

Coroner Sunny Cox says the hose brook loose and hit Alexander in the upper part of his body while working at the Colgate-Palmolive Company.

The victim was taken to Self Regional Healthcare where he later died.

The Greenwood County Coroner’s Office is still working to find out the official cause of death.

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