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