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Colorado City teen dies in forklift accident

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Posted at 7:23 AM, Mar 14, 2014
and last updated 2014-03-14 09:23:59-04

COLORADO CITY, Ariz. -- A 14-year-old boy was killed in Colorado City following a forklift accident.

Officers said the boy was working at some type of construction site operating the forklift. He was on the forklift when it started to tip over. He jumped to get out of the way, but the forklift fell on him.

The Mohave County Sheriff's Department is investigating the incident, and a team with Arizona Child Protective Services is also investigating the death.