• Cleveland Co. wrongful death suit could go to trial


    CLEVELAND COUNTY - A woman’s lawsuit against Cleveland County could go to trial before the end of the year.

    Travis Kidd, 24, was an employee at the landfill when a trash compactor hit and killed him in 2010.

    Since then his family has been pushing for legal action, seeking wrongful death damages and a full explanation.

    The North Carolina Supreme Court overturned a lower court’s decision to throw out the case.

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