On Tuesday Aril 4th, 2023, at about 1205 PM, Gaston County Public Safety Officials responded to the 100 Block of Hooper Hill Road, near Dallas, in reference to a worksite accident. Upon arrival, Gaston County Police Officers found a victim suffering from life threatening injuries. Life saving measures were attempted but were unsuccessful. The victim was identified as:
Joseph Carl Marrone Jr.
The Gaston County Police and the Gaston County District Attorney’s Office are investigating the incident, along with safety inspectors from the North Carolina Occupational Safety and Health Administration Division. The Gaston County Police encourage anyone with information about this incident to contact Det. J. Saumeth at 704-866-3320 or Crimestoppers at 704-861-8000.