Police: Man dies in fork lift accident at lumber company

A 55-year-old man died after an industrial accident in Granite Falls Monday, according to Granite Falls Police.

Police say Steven George Dolgas died in a fork lift accident at Jordan-Holman Lumber Company.

Dolgas was found outside the forklift in the lumber yard by an employee around 2:45 p.m. The employee called 911 right away. The police say they are conducting interviews and looking over security cameras at the lumber company.

The N.C. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Division is investigating the accident to see if any safety or health standers were violated, according to police.

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