Man Dies In Forklift Accident In Bristol

Jun 13, 2019


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BRISTOL, Ind. (AP) — A man with a large blended family died in a workplace accident in Bristol when machinery being moved by a forklift fell onto him.

Shawn Gray, 43, died following the June 7 accident at Bravo Trailers in Bristol. Elkhart County's coroner says the Goshen man's preliminary cause of death was blunt injury trauma.

Gray's wife says her husband died after machinery fell onto him as it was being moved by a forklift at Bravo Trailers, which makes enclosed cargo trailers.

Angela Gray says she and her husband had a blended family that included his three daughters and her son and two daughters.

She says the family is devastated and awaiting answers about what caused the accident that took his life.