“Brian was a wonderful and loving husband, father, son, brother, and friend. Brian’s kind and compassionate heart was seen in his actions and how he treated his wife and son.”
Brian Keith Armstrong, 54, died on July 28 at Vanderbilt Medical Center, according to his obituary.
The incident that sent him to the hospital occurred on July 17.
The Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration (TOSHA) has launched an investigation into this workplace fatality. The employee worked for a Nissan contractor, Yates Services, TOSHA said in a statement. The investigation is expected to take between 8 – 10 weeks to complete.
A spokesperson with Nissan released the following statement:
“We are saddened at the loss of a supplier employee who was a valued member of the Smyrna team. Our deepest condolences go out to his family, friends, and colleagues at this difficult time. The safety and well-being of our team members continue to be the company’s top priority.”