According to the AP in an article on cbsatlanta.com, Cherokee County officials reported the death of a 21-year-old worker in an apparent forklift accident in Canton.
Per the Sheriff’s Office, authorities were called out to the marina near Lake Allatoona on Wednesday morning and discovered the body of Josh Roberts from Woodstock who was crushed by a forklift. Police are not certain what the deceased was doing at the time the incident occured but stated that the forklift is usually used to take boats from storage.
The incident is under investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
We offer our sincere condolences to the family and the friends of Mr. Roberts after his tragic and sudden loss.
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