Man Killed When Forklift Tips Over

Emergency crews arrive to find a man trapped beneath the forklift after it tipped over while he was driving up a ramp.

📅   Tue February 23, 2016 - Midwest Edition


Authorities say a man was killed when the forklift he was driving overturned in north Oklahoma City.
Authorities say a man was killed when the forklift he was driving overturned in north Oklahoma City.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Authorities say a man was killed when the forklift he was driving overturned in north Oklahoma City.

District Fire Chief Benny Fulkerson says emergency crews were called at about 11:25 a.m. Tuesday to ProBuild where the man was trapped beneath the forklift after it tipped over while he was driving up a ramp.

Fulkerson says co-workers pulled the man from beneath the forklift, but he died due to his injuries.

The man's name was not immediately released.

ProBuild provides construction materials for residential and commercial builders.