Police investigate possible forklift death

5:15 PM, Aug 30, 2012   |    comments
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AUSTELL, Ga. -- The Cobb County Police Department is investigating a death that happened in Austell on Thursday morning.

Austell police responded to Caraustar Industries, and found a deceased body laying underneath a forklift.  After preliminary investigation, detectives believe the victim was working on the forklift while it was elevated on jacks when it fell off.  The man was pinned underneath the machine.  Detectives suspect no sign of foul play.

The man was identified as Calvin Carter, 40, of Atlanta.  Carter worked for a fork-lift repair company and was making a service call when the accident happened.

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