Large Forklift Overturns, Killing Driver at Rowlett Construction Site

The driver of a large forklift was killed Wednesday when the apparatus overturned, pinning him underneath, Rowlett police say.[[378997021,R]]

The forklift operator was unloading a tractor-trailer at a construction site near Scenic Drive and Cabott Cove when the accident occurred at about 8:15 a.m., police said.

The identity of the forklift operator has not been confirmed, but police did say he was a 36-year-old man.

A sign at the construction site indicated the project was a number of apartment buildings to be called Terra Lago.  The construction site was on the west bank of Lake Ray Hubbard near the intersection of Texas 66 and Scenic Drive.

The accident is under investigation.

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