19-year-old Fatally Injured at Construction Site
ROHNERT PARK (February 28, 2019) – A construction worker was fatally injured after being ran over by a forklift at an apartment complex construction site on Carlson Avenue, near Costco, on Wednesday morning, February 27th.
Police and emergency personnel responded to the scene; however, he was sadly pronounced dead upon arrival.
Authorities determined that the nineteen year-old construction worker was carrying a load of roof trusses when he was struck. Witnesses state that the forklift operator lost sight of his backer and inadvertently reversed over the man.
Police and Cal/OSHA are conducting an investigation to determine liability and to ensure workers’ safety.
The names of the man and the driver operating the forklift have not yet been released.
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