51-year-old Ubaldo Vargas Vera, of Porterville killed in forklift incident

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) – A man was killed Monday in an incident involving a forklift.

The incident took place in an orchard off Highway 166, south of Bakersfield.

A Kern County coroner’s official on scene confirmed the man’s death, which the official said would be investigated by the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health.

***UPDATE The driver was crushed by the forklift.

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