Worker killed in Chattanooga collapse…

Incident claims life of demolition worker.

James Lance, 51, was killed Tuesday morning, when a structure collapsed while being demolished.

At approximately 11:07 a.m., Chattanooga Police along with Chattanooga Fire were dispatched to 1200 Judd Road on a report of a structure collapse. Police and fire personnel located Lance and confirmed him to be deceased and they secured the scene.

Investigators with the Violent Crimes Bureau responded to conduct an investigation as is standard procedure.

According to local newspaper reports, Lance was actively engaged in the demolition of the structure when it collapsed.

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