38-year-old dies in Everett forklift incident, law enforcement and OSHA investigating

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.

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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.

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