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Construction worker fatally crushed by forklift in NYC

Posted at 8:17 PM, Mar 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-10 20:17:29-05

BUSHWICK, Brooklyn — Police say a construction worker has died after he was pinned between a forklift and a flatbed truck in Brooklyn.

The accident happened at about 3 p.m. Saturday at a worksite in the Bushwick neighborhood.

Police say the victim was walking between a forklift and a flatbed truck when the forklift rolled forward and pinned him against the truck.

The victim was pronounced dead at a hospital. His name was not immediately released.