EVERETT, Mass. — A 38-year-old man has died while working on a forklift inside Lineage Logistics, a Commercial Street storage facility in Everett.
It happened around 4 p.m. Monday afternoon when people nearby said a relatively new employee there was crushed in the torso during a forklift accident.
Middlesex District Attorney and Everett Police confirmed that the 38-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene. Their preliminary investigation suggests that the man was working alone on a forklift hydraulic system when the machine collapsed on him.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, has also been on scene investigating exactly how this happened and whether the company is liable in any way.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.
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