Industrial worker in Minnesota fatally pinned by wood
An industrial worker in Minneapolis was killed after he was pinned by a wood product that fell from his forklift, ABC News 6 reported on June 29.
Reports said the fatal workplace accident happened at AA Container Sales, Inc. on Humboldt Avenue at around 4:00 p.m. on June 27. Employee Travis James Carter, a 36-year-old resident of Ham Lake, was reportedly utilizing a forklift to pile wood products. At a point when Carter had stepped down from the forklift, wood fell on top of him. A memorial charity fund was established through Wells Fargo for the four children Carter is survived by. Minneapolis police authorities and the state’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) are attempting to determine the details that surround this incident. The OSHA monitors the maintenance of safety in the workplace across the country.
The lawyers at Robert Wilson & Associates are deeply sorry this incident occurred and extend their sincere condolences to the friends and family suffering during this difficult time.