NYC forklift operator crushed to death while loading truck

A man was crushed to death as he loaded up a truck in Brooklyn on Thursday, images from the scene show.

He was operating a forklift loading items into the back of a truck on Columbia St. near Bay St. in an industrial section of Red Hook when something fell on him, the grisly images reveal.

The man was pinned between the haul in the truck and the fork lift.

Medics responding to a 911 call discovered the man around 5:35 p.m., the FDNY said.

He was dead at the scene.

His name was not immediately released.




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