Child dies in forklift accident in north Alabama warehouse


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MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. (AP) – Authorities say a kindergartner died after falling off a forklift that was driven by an older child while both were playing in a north Alabama warehouse.

A statement from the Muscle Shoals Police Department says two juveniles were at a warehouse where their parents work on the TVA Reservation when they snuck away from the adults to play on Saturday.

The children — who news outlets reported were 5 and 9 years old — found a forklift, and the older child was operating it when the younger one fell off and was killed.

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12/22/2021 1:20:33 PM (GMT -6:00)

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