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

Modified Date: 
Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:19am
Accident Date: 
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.

People Involved: 
William Hunter Miller
Tulsa, OK

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