At about 3 PM this afternoon, Lafayette police officers responded to a report an industrial incident at a worksite on the 800 block of Avalon Avenue in Lafayette. Officers were later informed that a person who was driving a forklift was trapped.
The fire department also responded and later pronounced the victim deceased. The 35-year-old man is not being identified at this time pending next of kin notification.
Cal/OSHA responded to the scene. The investigation is ongoing by Cal/OSHA and Lafayette police. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Lafayette Police Department at (925) 283-3680.