Posted on 11/22/2014, 1:35 pm, by mySteinbach

On November 21, 2014, just after 7am, Oakbank RCMP responded to an industrial incident at a commercial building on Oxford Street in the RM of Springfield, Manitoba.

Initial police investigation shows that a forklift fell on an employee while he was working. There were other employees in the area and emergency services were called immediately.

RCMP report that a 34-year-old male from Oakbank, Manitoba, was transported to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Manitoba Workplace Safety and Health is on scene assisting with the ongoing investigation.