County employee dies in compactor accident at Chancellor Convenience Center
From the Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office:
At approximately 8:24 a.m. today, responders were notified of an industrial accident that occurred at the Chancellor Convenience Center located at 5917 Harrison Road. Deputies and Fire/Rescue personnel arrived on scene within minutes to find a deceased county employee who was trapped inside an industrialized stationary compactor. The victim was identified as 28-year-old Brandon Michael Nutter of Mineral, Virginia who was employed as a heavy equipment mechanic for the Solid Waste Collections Division since June 21, 2022. Detectives are working with state and local officials to determine the cause of the accident.
The Virginia Occupational Safety and Health Department is on scene assisting detectives with this ongoing investigation. The Chancellor Convenience Center will remain closed through 7/08/22 and reopen to the public on Saturday 07/09/22 at 8AM.
Statement from Michelle McGinnis, Spotsylvania County Public Information Officer:
“Spotsylvania County is deeply saddened and devastated by the loss of one of our own, Brandon Michael Nutter, who was tragically killed this morning while working at the Chancellor Convenience Center. We would like to extend our sincerest heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Nutter and wish them strength, comfort and peace as they navigate the difficult times ahead.”