Oakbank Man Killed by Falling Forklift

RCMP Crest LogoA 34-year-old man from Oakbank, Manitoba was killed Friday in a workplace accident in the RM of Springfield.

RCMP were called to the commercial building on Oxford Street just after 7 a.m., where they say a forklift fell on the man as he was working.

There were other employees in the area, and emergency services were immediately called.

The victim was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

His name isn’t being released.

Manitoba Workplace Safety and Health is assisting with the investigation.