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Coroner identifies man killed in forklift accident

5 years 4 months 5 days ago Tuesday, February 21 2017 Feb 21, 2017 February 21, 2017 11:53 AM February 21, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Authorities say a man was killed in a forklift accident on Industrial Ave. Tuesday morning.

The incident happened after 11 a.m. Tuesday in the 7300 block of E. Industrial Avenue near Wooddale Blvd. 

Sources tell WBRZ's Chris Nakamoto that 49-year-old Darnell Smith was killed by a falling piece of sheetrock. Details are limited at this time.

The store, Interior Exterior Building Supply, has closed its Baton Rouge location for the rest of the day.

Stay tuned to WBRZ News 2 online and on Facebook and Twitter for updates as new information becomes available. 

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