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Man Dead After Being Crushed in Mpls. Industrial Accident

Updated: 06/28/2014 5:23 PM
Created: 06/28/2014 11:52 AM KSTP.com
By: Heidi Enninga

A man is dead Friday afternoon after he was crushed under a stack of wood that fell from his forklift as he was working at AA Container company.

Minneapolis police said it happened at about 4 p.m. on the 4600 block of Humboldt Avenue in Minneapolis.

The man was staking bundles of a wood product at the company when he apparently got off his fork truck. That's when the stack fell and crushed him.

Police said they are unable to provide a name for the man at this time.

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