A Hempstead man died Thursday after he was struck by a forklift while at his job, Nassau County police said.
Jose Pineda, 50, was “accidentally struck by a forklift causing him to suffer multiple trauma injuries,” police said in a statement Friday.
Pineda was working in a warehouse at Long Island Wholesale Beverage, 345 Babylon Turnpike in Roosevelt, when the accident occurred shortly after 9 a.m., officials said.
He was pronounced dead at a hospital, police said.
The investigation into Pineda’s death was ongoing, officials said.