One reported fatality following the collapse of a retaining wall in Henderson County

Press release from the city of Hendersonville: 

Construction workers were working on a retaining wall bordering the parking lot at Hajoca located at 1027 Spartanburg Highway in Hendersonville when it collapsed at approximately 9:30 a.m. Upon arrival, emergency responders assessed the scene and began rescue and recovery efforts. Currently the following information is available:

  • 1 fatality confirmed upon arrival
  • 2 individuals transported by helicopter to Mission
  • 1 individual transported by ambulance to Pardee
  • 1 individual sustained minor injuries and was treated on scene

Next of kin notifications are underway and no additional details are available at this time.

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One thought on “One reported fatality following the collapse of a retaining wall in Henderson County

  1. reuben W dejernette

    I saw the news account of this on our local television network. There was not a real good close-up of the retaining wall, however the video did reveal scattered cinderblocks. So the question is did this commercial enterprise contract with an outside vendor for a substandard wall ?

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