Investigation Underway After Man Killed In Everett Forklift Incident

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EVERETT, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — A 38-year-old man died in Everett on Monday after an industrial incident at a storage facility.

Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Everett Chief of Police Steven A. Mazzie have confirmed an investigation into the fatal accident is underway.

The incident happened around 4 P.M. at the storage facility located on Commerical Street.

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The preliminary investigation suggests the man was working alone on a forklift hydraulic system when the machine collapsed on him.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. The investigation is active and ongoing.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is also looking into the incident.

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