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Man dies after being pinned between truck and forklift

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Honolulu police are investigating an industrial accident that killed a man in Iwilei. The victim was working on a forklift, when he was crushed between it and a flatbed truck. He was working on the machine, in a lane off of Alakawa street.
 
According to paramedics, the man appeared to be in his sixties.

"It appears there was some servicing going on on the forklift when it suddenly lurched back. We'll be investigating that aspect" said Major William Chur of the Honolulu Police Department.

The accident did not force police to shut down traffic in the area.

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