Man Dies in Grisly Work Accident

Police say the man was trapped under a lift

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2011  |  Updated 4:06 PM PDT
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Man Dies in Grisly Work Accident

The lift at a restaurant supply warehouse malfunctioned Tuesday morning, killing a worker.

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A man was killed while working at a Chula Vista restaurant supply warehouse Tuesday morning.

The industrial accident occurred at about 11:40 a.m. Tuesday on the 800 block of Hollister St., police said.

The man was unloading a platform on a crane when one of the crane's wheels fell off, causing the man to fall.

The driver hit his head on the concrete below.

Cal/OSHA is investigating the accident.


 

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