Alabama worker run over, killed in forklift accident at lumber plant

Published 8:54 pm Monday, November 15, 2021

A worker at a north Alabama business died Monday after being run over by a forklift, news outlets reported.

Limestone Coroner Mike West said the accident at Sunbelt Forest Products Corp., which produces pressure-treated lumber, was under investigation.

“Exact details and identification of the victim have not been released,” he told the Decatur Daily.

Sunbelt has headquarters in Bartow, Florida. Sheriff’s officials were on the scene at the company lumberyard in Athens.