SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – A man has died after being pinned under a forklift Wednesday morning in Suffolk, Suffolk Police said.

Raheem Shala Talley Jr., 30, of Newport News, died from his injuries as a result of the industrial accident, police said, and the incident remains under investigation.

Fire Chief Michael Barakey said it happened just after 9 a.m. at a storage warehouse in the Suffolk Industrial Park in the 300 block of Moore Avenue.

Suffolk firefighters responded after a forklift pinned a man at the city’s industrial park on April 12, 2023 (Courtesy of Suffolk & Rescue)

Barakey said advanced life-support was started by EMS crews as the forklift was stabilized, and the man was able to be removed. He was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The cause of the incident has not been released at this time, but Barakey said Suffolk PD detectives are investigating. Photos show the forklift on its side directly below a loading dock.

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