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HOUSTON (AP) — Houston police say a 33-year-old worker has died when a forklift he was operating overturned and fell on him.

Police on Tuesday identified the victim as Marco Aurelio Rodriguez of Houston. Authorities say Rodriguez was dead at the scene Monday night.

Police say Rodriguez was operating a forklift at a business and moving a hopper containing scrap metal. Police say Rodriguez was driving across the yard when the forklift fell over the edge of a drain area, he was ejected and the equipment landed on top of him.

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