Coroner identifies man who died after fall at North Charleston shipyard

Coroner identifies man who died after fall at North Charleston shipyard
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NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC) - The Charleston County Coroner has identified the man who died after a fall at a shipyard in North Charleston in late June.

Martin Anthony, 51, died of blunt force trauma to the head, according to deputy coroner Brittney Martin. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The United States Coast Guard says the agency is investigating Anthony’s death on June 27 at the Detyens Shipyard.

The shipyard, which also includes drydock facilities, is located on the Cooper River south of I-526 below the Don Holt Bridge.

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