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.
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The accident is under investigation.
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