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Construction worker killed in forklift accident
Thursday, 25 February 2021
Salt Lake City, UT, United States
The site of the accident
A 22-year-old construction worker has been killed in an industrial accident in downtown Salt Lake City.
According to local police, a man had been operating a forklift before he climbed off, and the forklift moved and pinned him against a large metal bin.
The incident occurred near the Salt Palace Convention Center.
Salt Lake City Fire and police crews responded to an early-morning call, but the man could not be saved.
The victim's name has not been released and there is no explanation for the accident at this stage.