Man dies in forklift accident at Peoria lumberyard

A man died Friday morning in a forklift accident at a Peoria lumberyard.

Police officers responded to the business at 75th and Olive avenues and determined that a 49-year-old man was loading his truck with a forklift when he was pinned between them, the Peoria Police Department said.

Police did not identify the man.

In an email, police said, “Nobody else was involved and preliminary investigation shows nothing more than a tragic work accident.”

 

 

 

 

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