Industrial Accident Kills Man in Lapeer County

IMLAY CITY, MI – On Tuesday, October 18th, 2016, a 35-year-old fork lift operator was moving a trash bin on a powered industrial truck from the loading dock to a compactor. police-raid-1000

The fork lift operator was crushed between the bin and the compactor, but was able to remove himself and was found next to the fork lift. Emergency Medical Services were called and the fork lift operator was transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries a day later.

He was the 32nd person to die in a work related accident this year in Michigan.

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