Man dies at Lafayette work site after getting trapped in forklift

LAFAYETTE (KRON) -- A man died at a Lafayette work site on Monday afternoon after getting trapped in a forklift, sheriff's deputies said.

The fatal industrial incident happened around 3 p.m. in the 800 block of Avalon Avenue.

When officers arrived, they were told a person driving a forklift was trapped. The 35-year-old died at the scene.

The victim has not been identified.

Lafayette firefighters also responded to the scene of the workplace incident.

Lafayette police and Cal/OSHA are investigating.

No other information has been made available.


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