Man Killed When Forklift Falls on Him at Branford Business

A 58-year-old New Haven man is dead after a forklift fell on top of him at a business on North Main Street in Branford on Monday.

Police said the man was transporting a machine on a flatbed truck, stopped to put air in a truck tire and had to adjust the position of the forklift when it fell off the truck and landed on top of him.

Branford police are investigating and Occupational Safety and Health Administration officials have responded.

Police have not released the man’s name because they are notifying family.

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