EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- Authorities say a worker was killed at an Evansville factory when a forklift tipped over onto him.
The Vanderburgh County coroner says 49-year-old John Fugate of Evansville was killed in the accident about 5:30 a.m. Monday at Bootz Industries. Initial reports were that he was changing the forklift's fuel tank when it fell over.
Company supervisor Troy Melton tells the Evansville Courier & Press that the plumbing fixtures factory suspended production for the day while the accident was being investigated.