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Following the co-founder Dan Wade’s death in an accident on Tuesday, Wooden Robot Brewery in Charlotte has temporarily closed both of its taprooms.

The brewery shared the news on social media, “We share this news with an incredibly heavy and sad heart.” “We are all still in shock and need time to process everything, but we will do our best to keep everyone in the loop for when we open up our taprooms again.”

Medic responded to a fatal fall on Tuesday afternoon. The taproom, which is located near South Tryon Street and West Summit Avenue in South End neighborhood, was still occupied by investigators several hours later.

“We lost one of our founders, co-owners, and friend, Dan,” the brewery said in the post’s caption. “Your thoughts and prayers for Dan’s family, his wife, and his son are much appreciated at this time.”

According to the brewery’s website, Wade and his friend Josh Patton founded Wooden Robot, it first opened for business in 2015.

The Wooden Robot has long been a welcoming local hangout for friends, family, and, dogs.

Dan, his wife, and their two kids shared their passion for dogs, adopting two of our local shelter canines and always welcoming dogs at both of their sites.

Both locations will be closed till further notice.