A 61-year-previous gentleman died of his injuries from a forklift accident at a warehouse, the Lehigh County Coroner’s Workplace documented Tuesday.
Russell Molter, of Zionsville in Lehigh County, was involved in the incident at operate in Breinigsville, Higher Macungie Township, according to the coroner’s workplace. It was documented about 5:45 p.m. Monday at House Depot’s distribution center at 8500 Willard Push, township law enforcement said.
The accident concerned a collision concerning two forklifts, resulting in injuries to Molter, law enforcement stated. Officers delivered initially support to Molter and assisted Cetronia Ambulance, in accordance to a news release from police.
Molter was pronounced useless Monday at Lehigh Valley Healthcare facility-Cedar Crest in Salisbury Township. An autopsy Tuesday established the loss of life was brought about by blunt-force injuries to his still left decrease extremity owing to the forklift accident, Main Deputy Coroner Kelly Mouer said in a news release.
Dwelling Depot in a assertion Tuesday to lehighvalleylive.com described Molter as a “caring and compassionate person who generally built time to share suggestions or share a piece of news about his beloved Philadelphia Eagles with his coworkers.”
“We’re heartbroken by the reduction of our friend and fellow affiliate, and his relatives is in our prayers,” Margaret Smith, spokeswoman for the household advancement retailer, mentioned.
The death is continuing to be investigated by Upper Macungie police and the U.S. Occupational Basic safety and Health Administration.
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