Fork Lift Operator Crushed To Death In Gulfport

A fork lift driver was killed Friday morning at the Harrison County Industrial Park on Seaway Road in Gulfport.

Coroner Gary Hargrove told WLOX News the accident happened around 7:15am. He said Michael Walker, 44, was moving an I-beam when his fork lift flipped over. It fell on top of him, and pinned him underneath the large piece of equipment.

Hargrove said Walker died from massive crush injuries. Walker worked for Lewis Smith Construction.