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Worker Crushed To Death By Pallets At Mpls. Business

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A man was crushed to death by a stack of plywood pallets at a Minneapolis business Friday afternoon.

Police say the incident happened just before 4 p.m. at AA Container Sales Inc. in north Minneapolis.

Travis James Carter, 36, was operating a forklift that was carrying several pallets, which tipped over and crushed him when he got off of the machine.

Carter was pronounced dead at the scene.

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