Man killed while trying to fix jammed paper machine at Birmingham business

Deadly industrial accident in Birmingham
Published: Sep. 15, 2022 at 9:08 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 15, 2022 at 3:35 PM EDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - A 55-year-old man was killed in an industrial accident at a Birmingham business September 14.

The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as Bonnie Chancellor, Jr.

Authorities say he was killed while trying to fix a jammed paper machine at Joe Piper, Inc. The accident happened at 123 Industrial Drive.


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Birmingham Police are investigating Chancellor’s death.

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