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Man injured in forklift accident at FedEx facility in Kent

Post by Stacey Mulick / The News Tribune on Oct. 15, 2010 at 5:59 am |
October 15, 2010 7:39 am

The Kent Fire Department reported that a man was injured around 4:10 a.m. today in a forklift accident at a FedEx facility in Kent.

He was trapped by a part of the forklift he was driving. Employees were able to quickly free him from the vehicle, according to the news release. The cause of the accident is under investigation by the employer.

The man has been taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle for treatment of the injuries. The seriousness of the injuries was not immediately known.

We’ll update this blog post when more information becomes available.

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