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Employee impaled by crowbar at Home Depot expected to recover

A woman who was impaled by a crowbar Home Depot in Roswell last week is expected to make a full recovery, fire officials announced Saturday.

Emergency responders were called to the store last Tuesday after an employee was found with a crowbar through her ribs, police said.

The accident happened around 8:15 p.m. at the Market Center at Holcomb Woods shopping mall, according to a Roswell police report.

The 54-year-old woman, was standing on a forklift in the store’s receiving area when officers arrived.

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Police said she couldn’t move because the crowbar went through her abdomen and the other side was stuck to a cardboard compactor behind her. Officers noted there was little blood at the scene because the crowbar was keeping pressure on the wound. More HERE

Source: AJC

Male warehouse worker opening box with crowbar

Photo: Getty Images

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