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Amber Alert

Monday, April 9, 2007

Worker Crushed To Death By Tractor Trailer

DEERFIELD BEACH It was a deadly day on the job for a man working at a Publix warehouse in Deerfield Beach.

According to BSO officials, a male worker was crushed by a tractor trailer in the loading dock area, located at 777 SW 12th Avenue.

It’s believed the truck may have been backing up when it crushed the worker between the truck and the dock.

The 30-year old man was transported to North Broward Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

The victim’s name has not been released.

BSO is investigating the incident as a homicide until officials from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, also known as OSHA, arrive at the scene to begin their investigation.