A fatal work accident has left a man dead in St. Louis on Friday morning. According to authorities, a person was pinned under a forklift and died from their injuries. The fatal accident happened just south of the McKinley Bridge in the 100 block of Buchanan Street at approximately 9 a.m. The victim was said to be in his 30s and was an employee at Gunther Salt Co. The victim's identity has not been released until his family is contacted. Additional details about the accident have not been released. An investigation is still ongoing.
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