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Police: Worker trapped between granite slabs dies

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Police in central Ohio say granite slabs fell on a worker at a marble and granite business and critically injured the man who later died.

Columbus police released a statement saying the man was attempting to lift granite slabs outside Unique Stone Concepts on Tuesday when he was somehow inadvertently trapped between several slabs.

Authorities say co-workers found the man and freed him. Medics called to the scene around 11 a.m. took the man to a hospital where he died shortly after arrival.

Police were withholding the man's name until relatives could be notified.

Authorities say their investigation into the death is continuing.

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