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Man Dies In Yankee Candle Accident

Authorities Say He Fell About 30 Feet From A Forklift

DEERFIELD, Mass. — A 24-year-old worker at a Yankee Candle Co. warehouse in Deerfield has died after falling from a forklift.The Northwestern District Attorney’s office said Richard Tyson, of Springfield, was pronounced dead at a hospital after the accident, which happened shortly before 4:30 a.m. on Thursday. Authorities said he fell about 30 feet from the forklift and suffered serious trauma.

The district attorney’s office and the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration are investigating.

Source:  http://www.thebostonchannel.com/news/24689831/detail.html