Authorities investigate an industrial accident at Cesar Chavez and Tennessee streets on Monday, November 21, 2016. (Courtesy Bryan Carmody)

Man dies in forklift accident in SF’s Dogpatch neighborhood

A man died in an industrial accident that involved a forklift Monday afternoon in the Dogpatch neighborhood, fire officials said.

The incident occurred just before 2 p.m. at Tennessee and Cesar Chavez streets, Fire Department spokesperson Jonathan Baxter said.

San Francisco Police Department Capt. Raj Vaswani said on Twitter that the death happened at Goodview Lumber.

Baxter classified the incident as an “industrial accident,” and confirmed a forklift was involved.

The incident is being investigated by SFPD, the Medical Examiner’s Office and Cal/OSHA, according to Vaswani, who heads Bayview Station.

Further details were not immediately available.

If you find our journalism valuable and relevant, please consider joining our Examiner membership program.
Find out more at www.sfexaminer.com/join/

Just Posted

Asian American youth report anger, sadness and fear over surge in racist behavior

Survey finds about 80 percent experienced bullying or verbal harassment

Court prevents Trump administration from blocking WeChat pending hearing

Late Saturday night, a federal judge in San Francisco issued a preliminary… Continue reading

San Francisco Symphony, Opera musicians settle contracts

Performers’ salaries modified due to inability to play live

California’s troubled unemployment agency needs immediate overhaul, report says

By Patrick McGreevy Los Angeles Times California’s antiquated unemployment benefits system requires… Continue reading

In Brown Type: New survey finds engagement and trend to progressivism among Asian American voters

The 2016 election and ‘Trump effect’ have fired up the voting bloc

Most Read