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.