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Cops: Worker killed in forklift accident at warehouse in Roosevelt

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.

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