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Phenix City man dies at Columbus Foundry

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

A Phenix City man died Friday morning at the Columbus Foundry. Freddie Lewis, 59, was killed around 9:00 a.m. when an 18-wheeler ran over him. 

Police say the truck was slowly driving forward in the loading area when Lewis walked in front of it. 

The driver told police that he did not see Lewis at the time of the accident. 

Lewis' body has been sent to the state crime lab in Atlanta for an autopsy. 

The iron foundry is located at 1600 Northside Industrial Boulevard near Bradley Park Drive and Whitesville Road. 

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