Mastic Beach man dies in forklift accident

Police say a Mastic Beach man is dead after falling off a forklift at work. Police say Santos Ortiz was operating a forklift at Kurt Weiss Greenhouse in Center Moriches just after 6 p.m. Tuesday when

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Mar 25, 2015, 4:05 PM

Updated 3,351 days ago

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Mastic Beach man dies in forklift accident
Police say a Mastic Beach man is dead after falling off a forklift at work.
Police say Santos Ortiz was operating a forklift at Kurt Weiss Greenhouse in Center Moriches just after 6 p.m. Tuesday when the incident occurred.
Ortiz somehow lost control of the vehicle, hit his head on a metal post and fell to the ground.
Ortiz was rushed to the hospital but died a short time later.
 


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