Authorities say a construction worker has died after he was struck by a forklift at Quinnipiac University in Connecticut.
Emergency workers were called to the school’s York Hill Campus at about Friday morning for the incident, in which a 58-year-old carpentry foreman was killed.
Police and his employer, Torrington-based O&G Industries Inc., identified him as John Borovicka of Vernon. He was pronounced dead at Yale-New Haven Hospital.
Police say he was walking up an incline near the construction site of a dormitory when a co-worker operating the forklift backed into him.
Officials with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration were called to the scene to help with the investigation.
Was this article valuable?
Here are more articles you may enjoy.