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Forklift Accident Results In the Death of a Young Brooklyn Man

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A 22-year-old Brooklyn man was tragically killed in a forklift accident on June 10th, 2014. Police reported that the young man was using an electric pallet stacker to push a Yale electric forklift up a ramp towards the roof of a Midwood supermarket in Brooklyn. Although the forklift was being guided by another employee, it still unfortunately rolled backward and fatally pinned the young worker against a wall.

The Brighton Beach resident, was rushed to Kings County Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival. No arrests were made.

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