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Man killed in forklift incident

Emergency workers are on scene after a man was killed Monday, December 3, 2018, in a forklift incident off Highway 166, south of Bakersfield, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX photo/Anthony Pilja)

UPDATE: The Kern County coroner's office on Tuesday identified this man as 51-year-old Ubaldo Vargas Vera, of Porterville.

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) – A man was killed Monday in an incident involving a forklift.

The incident took place in an orchard off Highway 166, south of Bakersfield.

A Kern County coroner’s official on scene confirmed the man’s death, which the official said would be investigated by the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health.

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