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Industrial Accident Kills One Person

Officers found that two employees of the wrecker service were working under a pickup that had been attached to and lifted with a fork lift. The pickup fell from the fork lift and struck both employees.
AMARILLO -- Amarillo Police were called out to HD Wrecker service at 6116 Canyon Drive on a work site accident. 

Officers found that two employees of the wrecker service were working under a pickup that had been attached to and lifted with a fork lift. The pickup fell from the fork lift and struck both employees. 

A female employee was trapped under the vehicle and used a cell phone to call for assistance. Another employee in the shop responded. 

When the vehicle fell on both employees, a male employee was killed and the female employee sustained life threatening injuries. 

The female was transported to the hospital by ambulance. 
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