Man electrocuted touching forklift

A man came in contact with a forklift and was electrocuted May 14, 2024, in Liberty County, Texas. The 22-year-old man from Baytown, Texas, was making a delivery of supplies to a tree-trimming crew. The man touched the forklift that held a tree that was in contact with the power line. As a result, the Baytown man sustained fatal injuries, according to a Bluebonnet News report.

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