William Hunter Miller 20, killed when he is struck by forklift In Creek County.

Thursday, January 23, 2014

An industrial plant employee was killed early Friday during a forklift accident.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a 20-year-old worker was killed in a forklift accident at a Sapulpa manufacturing plant.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a 20-year-old worker was killed in a forklift accident at a Sapulpa manufacturing plant.

The highway patrol says the accident occurred early Friday at Paragon Industries, which manufactures metal tubing for the oil industry. According to a preliminary report, the forklift was being used to pick up some pipe on private property.

The highway patrol says William Hunter Miller of Jenks jumped on the side of the forklift but slipped and fell off. The highway patrol says Miller died after he was struck by one of the forklift's rear wheels.

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Sunday, April 6, 2014

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Aaron Scott Bean of Thomasville died in the crash around 8:50 p.m. on Baptist Childrens Home Road in front of the city's wastewater treatment plant.

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Bean was pronounced dead at the scene.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Watertown Police have released the identity of the man killed in an accident at New York Air Brake.

A number of departments were called to the facility on Starbuck Avenue a little after two Monday afternoon.

Police said 28-year-old Christopher Getman was trapped under heavy equipment. He died at the scene.

Getman worked for P and M Construction, which had been contracted to do work at the plant.

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Sunday, February 2, 2014

A Higginsport man was injured in a single-vehicle crash on Monday morning.

Troopers said that just before 4:30 a.m., Roger Madden, 47, lost control of his pickup on westbound U.S. 52 near the Zimmer Power Plant.

The pickup ran off the left side of the road and hit a tree, troopers said.

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