Man killed in industrial accident at Sycamore Mendards

A man from Sandwich was killed after a forklift accident occurred in Sycamore Mendards.

According to police officials, the accident occurred just after 2:30 p.m. when a worker was found unconscious. County officials stated that the man was operating a forklift at the pack storage lot when he was somehow trapped in the machine.

The man was doing maintenance at the time and it is unknown whether or not there were any witnesses to the incident. The worker was pronounced dead at 3 p.m. that day.

Workplace accidents can occur unexpectedly and change the lives of all involved. Our deepest thoughts are with the friends and family of the victims at this time.


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