WAKE FOREST, N.C. (WNCN) – A worker in Wake Forest has died in an industrial incident involving a forklift, the town’s public information officer confirmed Monday night.
Wake Forest Public Information Officer Bill Crabtree confirmed Limber Antonio Velazquezlopes, 30, working in the 10,000 block of Star Road died.
The incident happened after “a forklift rolled over on the operator and killed him” just before 6 p.m., Crabtree said in a statement to CBS 17.
Crabtree said Velazquezlopes was from Wilmington and was pronounced dead at the scene. He was eventually transported to the State Medical Examiner’s Office.
Crabtree still has not indicated how the incident happened.
No information was released about the scene, that he said is under construction.