WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — An investigation is underway after a man was found dead at Hanes Mill Landfill on Friday, according to a news release from Winston-Salem police.
At 4:36 p.m., officers came to the landfill on a reported workplace accident.
The deceased has been identified as 63-year-old Thomas Michael Thompson, of Pinnacle.
Winston-Salem police and OSHA are investigating.
The City of Winston-Salem announced that the landfill will be closed on Saturday and is expected to reopen on Monday.