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Fatal Forklift Incident at Port of Los Angeles Claims Life of Employee

In a tragic incident at the Port of Los Angeles, a worker was fatally injured after becoming pinned under a forklift. Officials reported the accident occurred early Monday morning, prompting an emergency response.

Los Angeles Fire Department units were dispatched to Berth 270 following a call received shortly after 10:30 a.m. regarding a person trapped beneath heavy machinery. On arrival, responders discovered the worker had already succumbed to the injuries sustained in the incident.

The circumstances leading to the accident were not immediately clear, and investigators are working to determine the cause. The identity details of the deceased, including name, gender, and age, have not been released pending notification of next of kin.

Specialist Urban Search and Rescue teams were on-site to facilitate the removal of the forklift and support ongoing investigations by various agencies, including CalOSHA, law enforcement, and the Medical Examiner’s office.

Source: KTLA Los Angeles