OnFocus – At around 8:45 p.m. on Friday night, Wood County Deputies responded to a manufacturing facility in the village of Auburndale for a reported industrial accident.
It was reported a worker at the factory, a 21-year-old Wisconsin Rapids man, was involved in a forklift accident and was pinned under the forklift. The victim was pronounced deceased upon deputies arrival. Based on surveillance footage obtained from the business, Deputies determined no foul play took place and this was an unfortunate work related accident.
The Wood County Sheriffs Department was assisted on scene by the Auburndale Fire Department and First Responders and the Wood County Coroner.
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