- Associated Press - Monday, August 8, 2016

WIND GAP, Pa. (AP) - Police say a forklift operator is dead after being trapped while unloading an oxygen tank from a pickup truck.

The Express-Times of Easton reported (https://bit.ly/2b9MZC6 ) the fatal accident occurred Monday afternoon at the loading dock of a former auto parts distribution building in Wind Gap.

Slate Belt Regional Police say the unnamed man got off the forklift before it moved and pinned him against a metal container on the truck.

Wind Gap is about 25 miles northeast of Allentown.

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Information from: The (Easton, Pa.) Express-Times, https://www.lehighvalleylive.com


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