Worker fatally crushed by forklift

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NE HARRIS COUNTY, TX -- A worker was fatally crushed by a forklift at an industrial site, early Thursday morning.

The fatal accident happened around 3:30 am at an industrial site in the 8600 block of the East Sam Houston Parkway.

Deputies say the worker got off the forklift when he got caught between it and a large spool. The impact ultimately killed him.

The worker has not yet been identified.