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Worker killed in forklift accident in Punta Gorda

Posted at 10:22 AM, Feb 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-28 21:24:11-05

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- A Cape Coral man died Wednesday when a forklift toppled over at a Punta Gorda construction site.

61-year-old Luis Garcia was trauma alerted to the hospital but has passed away from his injuries.

According to Charlotte County Fire & EMS, it happened Wednesday morning at a work site on Scenic Drive in Punta Gorda.

First responders say Garcia was trapped under forklift when it overturned.